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Old 11-20-2018, 12:55 AM
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SPHAEROCOBALTITE (30 pts.)

I played COBALTITE and COBALTITES before playing around with the remaining letters. Plural s doesn't work on the big one, unfortunately.
I tried AEROCOBALTITE first, but that doesn't seem to exist.
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Old 11-20-2018, 06:33 AM
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I'm impressed! I'm pretty sure that SPHAERO- would never have occurred to me. (Maybe not the COBALTITE either.)
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Old 11-28-2018, 01:26 AM
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RESURRECTIONISED (30 points). As a swiper, when I see a word like resurrection that's ling enough but very common, I often slide a few letters further just to get a good look at the renaining letters. I was looking for a prefix, didn't expect the suffix to score.
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Thanks Spike. btw, I beat Evelyn64's records 3 times this week. All of her previous records were <20 pts. I think if the best word record is 26+ pts it's pretty well unbeatable in my experience. (which is possibly why you chose it as your threshold value. ) The only hope of bettering it would be if the previous record holder missed a prefix or suffix they could have added. I bettered someone's 38 pt record this week by adding in- to their word for 42 pts. As you said, nobody's invincible.
Thank you, thank you, thank you! I had a board just a while ago and fatpagan2 held the record. there seemed to be one better word out there, so I played it. All I could find was ORGANIZATION, and apparently that's all fatpagan2 could find too. Then I remembered your "adding in-" comment and did just that. INORGANIZATION for two new records. Woohoo!
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You're welcome. Nice find
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Well, this one surprised me just now: SEARCHINGNESSES (28/15) Can't conceive of ever using that in a sentence!

Spike, what happened to your post in this thread about finding BRACHYDIAGONAL and WEATHERGLASSES? I saw it late last night and this a.m. it was gone. I thought it was interesting. A little less exotic than your find but I uncovered PARALLELOGRAMMATIC a few days ago.
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