Summer 2012 Bonus Goos
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This celebrity goo was created by player Aaron Shurtleff.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, and category, wrote the clue, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Friday, August 31, 2012
clue: By awarding a gold medal, Olympic judges showed that there's nothing they like better than a bouncing Chinese Dong.
explanation: Dong was the gold medal winner in the men's trampoline event at the 2012 Olympics. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, and Steve Dunn
trivia: While the "Carrying the Torch" theme was still underway, Aaron Shurtleff pointed out that Dong Dong would make a great goo, though he figured the theme was already planned out and it was too late. Since the Olympics theme was in fact being created one day at a time to keep current with the news, Scott re-assured Aaron with the statement, "There's still room for Mr. Dong." Ultimately, Scott decided to hold Aaron's pseudo-request for the end-of-season bonus goos like most other requests. (Besides the obvious joke based on the athlete's name, Scott also considered making a Law & Order joke.)
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: Thursday, August 30, 2012
clue: Don't act like a kid and throw a hissy fit if you don't get this goo, or you might get arrested.
explanation: Six-year-old Johnson was handcuffed and arrested after becoming enraged at her school in April 2012. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, and Matthew Preston
This celebrity goo was created by player Lori Lancaster.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, and category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Lori, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
clue: An unstoppable force that follows no man's rules.
explanation: Lawless starred in Xena: Warrior Princess. On The X Files, she played an unstoppable super-human. The phrase "no man's rules" was a play on her last name. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Joanna Woods