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Forum: General Chit Chat Today, 04:21 AM
Replies: 379
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Posted By Spike1007
I've tried UN- on a lot of words. Sometimes it...

I've tried UN- on a lot of words. Sometimes it works, sometimes not. (Mostly not.) I'm surprised that it works in those two though.
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 10-12-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Spike1007
Seeing it too late is a pain, of course, but...

Seeing it too late is a pain, of course, but seeing it at all is a really good sign. Next time...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 10-12-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Spike1007
Did it show any 9+ letter words? The only other...

Did it show any 9+ letter words? The only other longish word (if I haven't embarrassed myself enough by not even seeing CIRCULATING (let alone the NON- version) on the first board here) all I can...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 10-10-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Spike1007
The best word I saw was RECASTING, and I stared...

The best word I saw was RECASTING, and I stared at it for much longer than three minutes. (I saw some promising parts, like CIRCUM- and MULTI-, but couldn't put anything together.) Let's see what...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 10-04-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Spike1007
I've been signed on for god knows how long on...

I've been signed on for god knows how long on multiple computers (even during power downs & ups), and it seems to work (like you expected). The only reason that I can imagine you weren't is that you ...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 10-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,732
Posted By Spike1007
I think I did get ahead of you for a day or so,...

I think I did get ahead of you for a day or so, but since you were sitting on your 51-board score, it somehow didn't seem sportsmanlike to stay there. I went back to playing more for fun (taking new...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 10-01-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By Spike1007
By the way, that 51-game count does not apply to...

By the way, that 51-game count does not apply to the best or longest word lists. You were on at least one of those in September.
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 10-01-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By Spike1007
Are you sure that you played at least 51 games?...

Are you sure that you played at least 51 games? That's the threshold for having them count.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 09-30-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By Spike1007
OK, I really like MILLIROENTGEN. I've gotten...

OK, I really like MILLIROENTGEN. I've gotten ROENTGEN- words over time, but maybe I've missed the MILLI- part.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 09-30-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Spike1007
I didn't really see false modesty there,...

I didn't really see false modesty there, especially since I assume that good players know their strengths & weaknesses and don't generally consider themselves best overall. However, this post is in...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-24-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 73,325
Posted By Spike1007
I assume that you have to be gruntled before you...

I assume that you have to be gruntled before you become disgruntled.

On another note, I just read on Snopes that a new Scrabble official dictionary was released today. I wonder if that will change...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 09-23-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 56,803
Posted By Spike1007
That sounds like a great morning's work! Some of...

That sounds like a great morning's work! Some of those I probably wouldn't have guessed.

Anyway, I've normally seen magnetohydrodynamics, but, like you, I found MAGNETO- and -DYNAMICS and filled in...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-17-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 73,325
Posted By Spike1007
I'd guess that ZINCY is a word too. Anyway, maybe...

I'd guess that ZINCY is a word too. Anyway, maybe that's a good word for ZINCOPHILES or something.(I can't remember the last conversation I had about zinc, although it probably had something to do...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 09-13-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 70,550
Posted By Spike1007
I have learned (kind of) not to get too bogged...

I have learned (kind of) not to get too bogged down in finding the exact letter path. That kind of thing has happened a lot to me, so if I think I see a long word, I'll type it and maybe later go...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 09-12-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By Spike1007
You can apparently write scripts to play for you,...

You can apparently write scripts to play for you, to check for words you have in a dictionary data base & enter them, etc. (I think others have said that the list of words on a board are actually...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 09-01-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,732
Posted By Spike1007
I have to agree with you there. (I don't mean the...

I have to agree with you there. (I don't mean the pompous part.) While I do like pushing up my score. clicking & finding old words definitely isn't as satisfying as finding new best words. (Today, 8...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 09-01-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,732
Posted By Spike1007
Thanks lalatan! Congrats on your three trophies...

Thanks lalatan! Congrats on your three trophies (unless I'm missing some)! Also, bananakarenina, I agree with lalatan. I've been seeing your name for longest/best word on boards as long as I've been...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 08-31-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Spike1007
It can sometimes get tricky. I've hit "Start...

It can sometimes get tricky. I've hit "Start a new game" before time ran out, but my internet connection has been lost or bogged down to the point that my clock (which is mainly local & independent...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 08-30-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,308
Posted By Spike1007
I'm pretty sure that I've run across that before...

I'm pretty sure that I've run across that before with other words, although I don't really recall them now. (Of course that's weirder than allowing the singular but not the plural, which we know...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 08-26-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 56,803
Posted By Spike1007
lalatan & erakis, I'm glad that you...

lalatan & erakis, I'm glad that you appreciate my rambling. (I thought about deleting the post, since it's kind of off topic.) erakis, you're obviously ahead of me on spinors & twistors. I'm more on...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 08-24-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 56,803
Posted By Spike1007
Here's some stuff that you probably don't want to...

Here's some stuff that you probably don't want to know, but much of our physics is based on approximations. We're really dealing with atoms, molecules, subatomic particles, etc., but it's way too...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 08-23-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 56,803
Posted By Spike1007
TWISTORS isn't a math term I'm familiar with, but...

TWISTORS isn't a math term I'm familiar with, but it doesn't sound like something out of the range of possibility. Possibly something related to topology? (OK, I just looked it up on Wikipedia. It's...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 08-23-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 56,803
Posted By Spike1007
I just ran across a board with...

I just ran across a board with OVERINTELLECTUALISE. It didn't work (or I mis-typed it twice or otherwise screwed up). It also had the Z version & the plural, so it wasn't a complete waste of...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 08-22-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 56,803
Posted By Spike1007
Too bad about DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION(S). I guess...

Too bad about DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION(S). I guess I'll have to come up with another holy grail. You pointed out that a 40 points/word average is possible with 4 words. I'll lower my sights & shoot for...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 08-22-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 56,803
Posted By Spike1007
bwt, I'm glad that you made it through mostly...

bwt, I'm glad that you made it through mostly unscathed. I grew up in Kansas (which competed with Oklahoma & Texas for most tornadoes, and my mother's name is even Dorothy), but only saw one, and...
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