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Forum: FAQs and Help Area 04-24-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By DonGuy47
Just to give you some idea of the volume of...

Just to give you some idea of the volume of practice we're talking about, I've played very roughly 200,000 games of Boggle online ("only" around 10,000 games here). And I'm probably not among the 50...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-09-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,260
Posted By DonGuy47
My name is Don, my grad school buddies nicknamed...

My name is Don, my grad school buddies nicknamed me DonGuy, and 47 is the magic number of my alma mater, Pomona College. Not an interesting or fun online name, but I've used it for decades, so I...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-19-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,409
Posted By DonGuy47
LOL!

LOL!
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-19-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,409
Posted By DonGuy47
I'm also a mathematician, and I don't know anyone...

I'm also a mathematician, and I don't know anyone who can write with both hands simultaneously (but I don't get out much). I can barely write legibly with the one hand.
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-19-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,409
Posted By DonGuy47
Interesting pattern developing: I'm right-handed...

Interesting pattern developing: I'm right-handed also, but not terrible with the left hand, and there's a musical instrument played with the left hand (French horn).
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 10-05-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 68,074
Posted By DonGuy47
When I play Boggle against my (college) students,...

When I play Boggle against my (college) students, the rules are: it's me against all of them combined; and I'm only allowed to use words whose definitions I know. The first rule doesn't help them...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-23-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By DonGuy47
I could be making $2500/week working from home...

I could be making $2500/week working from home writing spam bots.
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-23-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 36,730
Posted By DonGuy47
I wish there were a "like" button, so...

I wish there were a "like" button, so that interesting posts could easily get positive feedback.
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-19-2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,528
Posted By DonGuy47
LOL!

LOL!
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 08-23-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,067
Posted By DonGuy47
I wonder if everyone on the site has a different...

I wonder if everyone on the site has a different goal! I track my best games, and pay attention to the leaderboards, but my real goal is to increase my average score every month (playing every...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-09-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,991
Posted By DonGuy47
"They're real, and they're spectacular."

"They're real, and they're spectacular."
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-03-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,440
Posted By DonGuy47
For the same reason, I play only 4x4. I feel...

For the same reason, I play only 4x4. I feel overwhelmed and disorganized by the possibilities in a 5x5 board.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-25-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,972
Posted By DonGuy47
Just for comparison with the really good players,...

Just for comparison with the really good players, I'm an 80 WPM typist. The most words I've gotten on a board on this site is 116, which is not 80*2; so it seems there's plenty of room for...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-12-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,807
Posted By DonGuy47
If I ever scored 1000 points, it would definitely...

If I ever scored 1000 points, it would definitely be correct to accuse me of cheating!
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 07-04-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By DonGuy47
I'm devolving. My punishment is that I have to...

I'm devolving. My punishment is that I have to go study word lists, and read a book.
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 07-01-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,481
Posted By DonGuy47
This comment doesn't strictly belong in this...

This comment doesn't strictly belong in this thread, but... I wish the cutoffs in the bell curves, between average, high, and very high, were clearly labeled. I use which result I've attained to...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,596
Posted By DonGuy47
Second time I've gotten this board -- can tell...

Second time I've gotten this board -- can tell because I already held the longest word. That's not the noteworthy thing. The thing is, this time I did not find a word that long, but I did get ten...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-25-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,596
Posted By DonGuy47
Unusual Events

I matched all four records on this board, exactly!
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-10-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,384
Posted By DonGuy47
If you consider this to be typing practice, then...

If you consider this to be typing practice, then it counts as productivity!
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