HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Gather the (Naughty) Clues

Posted July 14, 2009 at 11:09am

Attention, bored office worker: It’s up to you to head up the investigation to find wayward South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford.

[IMGCAP(1)]And while you’re at it, look for scandal-plagued former Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) and (soon to be former) Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R), too.

It’s a mission put forth to cubicle workers everywhere by online gaming Web site AddictingGames. In the free game — called “Where’s the Naughty Governor?— — players have two minutes to gather clues to locate scandal-plagued politicians as they try to flee the public eye.

Taking a page out of the “Where’s Waldo?— books, the game prompts players to find the clues in a photo collage depicting a scene related to the politician’s personal scandal or controversy.

When searching for the love-striken Sanford, for example, players must locate items such as hiking boots (for the Appalachian Trail, of course), a “steamy e-mail,— an airplane, a reporter’s microphone and a handkerchief (for weaping, the game explains), all in a crowded photo depicting an Argentinian street corner.

Players then must search New York City’s Times Square to find former Empire State Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D). Before Spitzer will appear, players need to find clues including a news video camera, “recreational handcuffs— and “an expensive escort.—

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