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Forum: General Chit Chat Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
Oh, here's another short one that I, uh... SORTA...

Oh, here's another short one that I, uh... SORTA didn't expect to get points for.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By DrPlacebo
I almost always lose to my old high scores by...

I almost always lose to my old high scores by 100+ points... :(
Forum: General Chit Chat Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,289
Posted By DrPlacebo
AUTOCHROME is not a word, even though it seems to...

AUTOCHROME is not a word, even though it seems to me like mid-20th-century America was obsessed with it.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-18-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
CAVALERO/CAVALEROS -- seems to be an alternate...

CAVALERO/CAVALEROS -- seems to be an alternate form of "cavalier" that came from the Portuguese "cavaleiro" or Spanish "caballero" rather than the French...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 07-10-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
I don't think this is the first time I've found...

I don't think this is the first time I've found it, but RIPIENO is one I'm proud of.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-06-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
I definitely didn't think BRAINSICKNESSES wasn't...

I definitely didn't think BRAINSICKNESSES wasn't a word.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 06-27-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
DAMNIFICATIONS. I only knew it because I...

DAMNIFICATIONS.

I only knew it because I remembered reading Keeble v. Hickeringill (". . . the defendant, knowing which and intending to damnify the plaintiff in his vivary . . .") in the first week...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 06-21-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
I almost can't believe NUMPTIES counted, but it...

I almost can't believe NUMPTIES counted, but it did. Ultra rare, too, for 14 points.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 06-19-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
One I really like: DIAPASE/DIAPASES. An archaic...

One I really like: DIAPASE/DIAPASES. An archaic form of DIAPASON.
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-13-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
Also, FISHLESS, as obvious as the meaning may...

Also, FISHLESS, as obvious as the meaning may seem now.
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-13-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,289
Posted By DrPlacebo
As famous as the story of FAUST is, it's...

As famous as the story of FAUST is, it's evidently not a word.
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-13-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
TUTORIZE/TUTORIZES. Exactly what it sounds like.

TUTORIZE/TUTORIZES.

Exactly what it sounds like.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 06-13-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 64,342
Posted By DrPlacebo
Welp, INTRODUCTORINESS is still up for grabs on...

Welp, INTRODUCTORINESS is still up for grabs on the board I just played.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 05-30-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
I have a new all-time favorite, finally beating...

I have a new all-time favorite, finally beating out PROCRUSTEAN that started this thread.

TORDIONS

I only know what a tordion is because I played Peter Warlock's Capriol Suite in one of my...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-25-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
I knew the word, but I suspect I'd have a hard...

I knew the word, but I suspect I'd have a hard time finding it anyway. Congrats!
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-20-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
I guess it's not surprising, but I think I just...

I guess it's not surprising, but I think I just tried BOBA and BOBAS for the first time and got ultra-rare points for both.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-17-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
After finding STUPENDOUSNESSES for the board...

After finding STUPENDOUSNESSES for the board record (and its component words), and then finding ODIOUSNESSES (and component words)...

I then decided to try STUPENDIOUS. Lo and behold, it scored....
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 05-14-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
Another medical (surgical) word... I kinda can't...

Another medical (surgical) word... I kinda can't believe I found CHOLECYSTECTOMIZED.

For some reason CHOLECYSTECTOMIZE and CHOLECYSTECTOMIZES didn't score.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-13-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
The term "posterize" was borrowed from...

The term "posterize" was borrowed from photo editing, where it refers to conversion of a photo to a smaller number of discrete tones, e.g. characteristic of a poster. This is also the effect that...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-13-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
PALLETIZATIONS. I saw -IZATIONS and couldn't find...

PALLETIZATIONS. I saw -IZATIONS and couldn't find anything else that would fit...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 05-11-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
I'm sure it's a much more common word these days...

I'm sure it's a much more common word these days with all the hipsters running around.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 05-09-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
Another shorter one: AQUAVIT. Not that I drink it...

Another shorter one: AQUAVIT. Not that I drink it with any frequency.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-04-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,289
Posted By DrPlacebo
ANTICURD. I play an online game called Kingdom...

ANTICURD.

I play an online game called Kingdom of Loathing, in which there is an item called anticheese (http://kol.coldfront.net/thekolwiki/index.php/Anticheese). I imagine anticurd is part of the...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 05-02-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 80,820
Posted By DrPlacebo
I was hoping to find this one since boards with...

I was hoping to find this one since boards with long words started showing up: PHEOCHROMOCYTOMAS.

Previous record on the board was SCOOCHED.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-02-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,801
Posted By DrPlacebo
OMPHALOMANCIES. I knew that omphaloskepsis is...

OMPHALOMANCIES.

I knew that omphaloskepsis is navel-gazing, and I saw OMPHALO-, so I was looking for anything to attach that prefix to.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omphalomancy
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