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Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 05-26-2018, 05:30 AM
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Views: 91,720
Posted By snsmithaz
More favorite words

Language doesn't necessarily make sense--we use words as we make them up, and sometimes they get in the dictionary. Think of the jedi-lightsabre words that only entered the dictionary with the new...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-19-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 71,767
Posted By snsmithaz
Smile Buffaloberries

[QUOTE=lalatan;7451]It's hard not to be EDACIOUS when the food is delicious.

Here's a new one on me:
buffaloberries

It's a shrub with berries. I thought it must be something else, but I was wrong.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-25-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By snsmithaz
I use a boggle solver

I love to play this game but will never be as fast as many of you. I wouldn't want to do this just to teach myself to type fast. That would be a case of anoesis ("brain perceiving without...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-09-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 71,767
Posted By snsmithaz
I've noticed a rash of "missions." ...

I've noticed a rash of "missions."
Also, over time, I keep track of words that are weird or unusual (I check promising boards with a boggle solver to figure out what I missed). I noticed that some...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-09-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 71,767
Posted By snsmithaz
Just scored jedi, then looked up...

Just scored jedi, then looked up lightsaber/lightsabre and droid. They're all words in our dictionary.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-01-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 91,720
Posted By snsmithaz
And now they accept "jedi" as a word!

I'm pretty sure the game didn't take "jedi" before, but today it did for the first time!!!
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-01-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 91,720
Posted By snsmithaz
Favorite words not found

Several days ago, I was 53rd player on a board. Just to see what words all 53 of us missed, I looked it up on a Boggle checker, and these were new words to me:

hendecasyllabic = 11 syllables (in a...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 11-12-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 91,720
Posted By snsmithaz
Best words not found

Because I'm a word lover (and because I can't type/think fast enough to tie high number-of-word scores or high scores), I check most boards on a Boggle checker just to see the words I'm missing. ...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 11-10-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 91,720
Posted By snsmithaz
My favorite so far is BIBLIOPHAGISTS. I knew...

My favorite so far is BIBLIOPHAGISTS. I knew that biblio-means book and phage=eater, so a bibliophagist is a person who "devours" books. I hope it's used metaphorically.

I had to go to the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-17-2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,330
Posted By snsmithaz
This happens to me, too. It could be one of...

This happens to me, too. It could be one of several things:

1. It could be the browser. If you don't have Firefox or Opera, they work nicely, and they are both free. Firefox is good for...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 06-16-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,434
Posted By snsmithaz
While it's obvious that only the first person who...

While it's obvious that only the first person who gets a high score gets the win, I wonder if the programmers keep track of how often others tie high scores. Since the next player knows how many...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 06-14-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,434
Posted By snsmithaz
Do you keep track of tying the best score?

I wonder how often people are able to tie the best score on a board that has been played many times. Is that an item of record, or is it unknown?
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 04-05-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 69,823
Posted By snsmithaz
I saw "methylamphetamine" but typed it...

I saw "methylamphetamine" but typed it incorrectly just before the bell rang. Argh!
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