Originally Posted by Zeno
Agreed. Part of the fun of playing games is in honing your technique, but another large component comes from the weird little things which happen. I can imagine players around a table trying to top each other with other word variants. Btw, I did check afterwards to see if the dictionary allowed sexpertise (no luck).
I loved playing at the table, though its been a while. Your description hit it head on. We were pretty competitive, in a fun way, but also interested. We had a lot of good times looking at the board after we played. We all looked for the words we missed.
Btw. Was going to suggest you start a thread, but seeing that DrPlacebo joined in, you may have already started one.....
Keep looking, I just know you're going to find that special word