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Old 01-15-2016, 05:35 PM
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VASELINE is valid, 14 points, I just found it.
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Old 01-21-2016, 08:43 PM
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As is FORMICA, 12 points. (And FORMICAS, 14 points.)
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Old 01-27-2016, 07:35 PM
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I have been playing for longest/best word here for a long time. Obviously, the board algorithm has changed and there are suddenly many more long words. In some cases it even looks like the algorithm has been set to select for the presence of longer words. I am absolutely thrown, but also challenged! My main question is that seem to be suddenly a slew of longest-word players, really good ones, who have come out of the woodwork. What has happened????
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Old 03-06-2016, 03:52 AM
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Re: the longest word hunters coming out of the woodwork.

I got a 10 letter word one day and was so proud until I noticed someone had gotten a 14 letter word on that same board. So I switched strategies and just started hunting for long words.

My longest was 24 letters - overintellectualizations (!) - but it was erased with the change in servers last month. Oh well. I'm more impressed with Megaword's longest, which I wouldn't find in a hundred years.
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Old 03-14-2016, 05:24 PM
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Off topic for the thread, but related to trademarks being found as valid words: I just got points for BANDAID.
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Old 03-15-2016, 08:59 AM
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who comes up with words like RONTGENOSCOPES?
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:23 AM
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I found that word because I studied words that began with RONT a while back. Paid off with this new algorithm. You find RONT so much, I was curious of the greater forms.
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I just played a 5 x 5 board with the word "handed" on it.

"Onehanded" and "surehanded" were also there but they didn't register as valid words. Both are supposed to be hyphenated?
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Old 03-21-2016, 11:04 PM
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I was just a little surprised to get points for NARCOTERRORIST. I always thought it was a news media neologism that hadn't made it into the dictionary. Apparently not.
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Old 03-22-2016, 03:13 PM
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Credit where it's due: SECRETIN (a digestive hormone) counted, when I very much expected it to be rejected like so many other biochemistry terms.
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