Spring 2012 Bonus Goos
What will you do on your summer vacation? With the tournament concluded and the next season ready to start on Monday, here are three days of extra goos that have no bearing on the season winner. Enjoy the break and come back refreshed next week.
This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Chris, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Friday, June 1, 2012
clue: This season, this goo has gotten the wings that he deserves.
explanation: Pujols started playing for the Angels in 2012 after many years with the Cardinals. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff
trivia: Scott tweaked the wording of Chris's original clue.
publication date: Thursday, May 31, 2012
clue: This Chicagoan radical taught the poor and the president alike how to wield power.
explanation: Alinsky was a self-styled radical who taught methods for poor communities to organize for greater political power. He was a strong influence on Barack Obama. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, and Aaron Shurtleff
publication date: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
clue: Her renamed Twilight fanfic has dominated the bestseller charts this year.
explanation: James's hit novel Fifty Shades of Grey, about BDSM ("dominated") in a relationship, began life as Twilight fan-fiction. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, and Tony Peters