For almost a century, A.A. Milne's stories about Winnie-the-Pooh and his animal friends have enchanted children and grown-ups alike. Can you solve these goos inspired by five of the characters? Think, think, think...



Griselda Steevens

publication date: Friday, September 13, 2013

category: Legends

clue: She had the heart of an angel to build a hospital, but folklore says she had the face of a Piglet.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Mike Rothstein

trivia: The source image comes from a museum display about pig-faced women in European folklore, Steevens among them.


Jean Pain

publication date: Thursday, September 12, 2013

category: Inventions

clue: This Frenchman took great pains to make something useful with his Pooh.

explanation: Pain invented a high-yield composting system. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Denise Sawicki


John Updike

publication date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

category: Literature

clue: Five books about a running Rabbit are the legacy of this Pulitzer-winning novelist.

explanation: Updike wrote Rabbit, Run and four sequels. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Gerry Rafferty

publication date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013

category: Music

clue: The singer of "Baker Street" and "Right Down the Line" named one of his best-selling albums after a sort of Owl.

explanation: Rafferty released the album NIght Owl. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


Chris O'Donnell

publication date: Monday, September 9, 2013

category: Movies

clue: His real first name and his most famous role, in the Batman film series, are both present in Christopher Robin.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


Other Themes in Fall 2013

Jimmy Talks a Lot

A busker in New Orleans performs under this name, but the phrase better describes the proliferation of talk show hosts named James. These five men all belong to that growing club. Go »

The Unretired

Ok, fine, call it a comeback. These five celebrities couldn't stay away from the work they love. (Some have even been goos already and are coming back for more.) Go »

A Passage to India

The cuisine of India is among the most diverse and flavorful in the world, strongly influenced by the spice trade and the vegetarian lifestyle. Visit an Indian restaurant and you might find these five goos, on the menu or in the kitchen. Go »

Hit Me with the Digits

Even the most upstanding of citizens can lose their temper. Heads of state, children's entertainers, and more unlikely offenders have been photographed flashing the rudest digit in public. Here are five fingers you wouldn't expect to see upraised. Go »

Tool Time

Dig deep into your tool chest and see if you can find something to hammer out a correct answer to these five wrenching goos. Each of them was inspired by a different hand-operated tool. Go »

Celebrity Goo Drinking Game

Last call! It's closing time for this recurring theme, and your last opportunity to solve five goos who share their names with drinks you can order in a bar. Let's raise our glasses to them one last time. Go »

Kiss Me, I'm Irish

D'fhéadfadh gá duit éirí leat Gaeilge a aithint ar na cúig cáiliúla as Éirinn. Bíodh spraoi! (You may need the luck of the Irish to recognize these five celebrities from Ireland. Have fun!) Go »

Axis

On the eve of the second world war, Germany, Italy, and Japan signed a three-way pact to oppose their mutual enemies. These five goos repesent some of the best and worst people associated with the Axis side of the war. Go »

Allies

Just in time for Veterans Day, here are five goos representing America, Britain, and Russia's combined presence in World War II, from the homefront to the front lines. Go »

Fall 2013 Tournament

In the goo game's latest timed tournament, each player will race against the clock to solve goos faster than their opponent, until a winner emerges. Go »

Fall 2013 Bonus Goos

Is it time for the new season of Celebrity Goo Game yet? You'll have to wait just a little longer. The winter season will begin on December 2, with a clear scoreboard and ten new themes. Go »