Spring 2014 Bonus Goos
Relax! You've earned it. After a challenging tournament, it's time to take a break with seven easy goos that won't tax your brain cells too much. The competition is over, so just enjoy these and have fun.
publication date: Friday, May 30, 2014
clue: This dueling swordsman and collector of five rings remains big in Japan to this day.
explanation: Musashi was a legendary swordsman and author of martial strategy guide The Book of Five Rings. more…
trivia: This goo was a nod to Celebrity Goo Game's new Japan-themed format that would begin two days later.
publication date: Thursday, May 29, 2014
clue: His height made him one of the NBA's all-time best shot blockers, so it's ironic that his first name made him sound tiny.
explanation: The 7'7" Bol's first name sounded like "minute." more…
trivia: Scott had a difficult time finding a square image that showed most of Bol's extremely tall body.
publication date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
clue: Theme after theme, goos just want to have fun.
explanation: Lauper's hits included "Time After Time" and "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." more…
publication date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
clue: If you guess anyone other than this Miami-born rapper, you're barking up the wrong tree.
publication date: Monday, May 26, 2014
clue: Here's a British rock riddle: What kind of plant produces one lemon and one tangerine?
explanation: With his band Led Zeppelin, Plant sang "The Lemon Song" and "Tangerine." more…
trivia: This goo, with only the question ("what kind...?") as the clue, was originally created for the tournament. Scott decided that it was too easy, so he held it back for bonus goos and added the preface ("here's a...").
publication date: Friday, May 23, 2014
clue: Hitchcock taught this actress a thing or two about dealing with Angry Birds.
explanation: Hedren starred in The Birds. more…
trivia: This goo was originally created for The Game Masters, but Scott didn't want to fill the theme with too many movie stars, so he replaced it with a goo of fitness expert Tony Horton.
publication date: Thursday, May 22, 2014
clue: Yo dawg I heard you like celebrity goos so I put some celebrity goos in your celebrity goo game.
explanation: Xzibit was the subject of an Internet meme using this recursive phrase. more…
trivia: This goo was originally created for the Spring 2014 tournament, but Scott decided that it was too easy. It was replaced by a goo of Mindy Kaling.