Super-S Results 3-24-16

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We all had a good time and fun games at Ruby’s Diner. Fourteen of us enjoyed the day last Thursday 3-24-16. Thanks to Paul Trachtenberg who graciously came to make our group even. We missed Gretchen, Tom Titus, and Paul Kanter. Congratulations to the following winners: Pat Reed won 3 games, and had the high-scoring bingo=138 for CANDLES; Roy Kamen had the high game=1057, high cumulative score=2991, and the most bingo words played=15. Beethoven’s Symphony #5 instruments for the orchestra were hard to come by, in spite of the many words suggested including Amnon’s expanded list relating to the Symphony #5. Only one player, Renée Kahn, found a word: FLUTE. Several players found words in the “-ITE” category.

KEY to abbreviations:  *=unrecorded; NG=number of games played; NW=number of wins; HG=high game; CS=cumulative score; NB=number of bingo words played; HPB=high-point bingo

Bob Agnew:  NG=2, NW=1, HG=845, CS=1675, NB=3, HPB=121 texture

Nancy Douglas:  NG=3, NW=1, HG=805, CS=2277, NB=5, HPB=88 shingle

Janet Goldstein:  NG=3, NW=1, HG=903, CS=2429, NB=3, HPB=88 refuels

Lynn Gunn:  NG=3, NW=2, HG=863, CS=2465, NB=5, HPB=95 wolfing

Renée Kahn:  NG=3, NW=2, HG=995, CS=2691, NB=9, HPB=96 deepens

Roy Kamen:  NG=3, NW=1, HG=1052, CS=2991, NB=15, HPB=122 exuviate

Bill Lapinski:  NG=3, NW=2, HG=1021, CS=2861, NB=10, HPB=101 isotope

Maliha Mahmood:  NG=2, NW=1, HG=860, CS=1450, NB=4, HPB=86 bounties

Marian Melendez:  NG=3, NW=0, HG=661, CS=1598, NB=1, HPB=88 tingles

Amnon Meyers:  NG=3, NW=1, HG=1004, CS=2860, NB=8, HPB=129 janitor

Gary Moss:  NG=2, NW=2, HG=943, CS=1873, NB=6, HPB=85 scaling

Pat Reed:  NG=3, NW=3, HG=1036, CS=2948, NB=11, HPB=138 candles

Najat Reikes:  NG=3, NW=0, HG=897, CS=2573, NB=7, HPB=105 deflates

Paul Tranchtenberg:  NG=2, NW=1, HG=876, CS=1683, NB=3, HPB=*

Our next SuperScrabble Club meeting is scheduled for April 7, 2016. If you’re new to this game and interested to experience the 21×21 grid of quadruple letter score and word scores (in addition to the standard double and triple-letter word scores), don’t hesitate to contact maliha.mendoza@gmail.com or text/call her at 714-654-4308. There’s no fee to join the club. You’ll be winning some prizes if you win all 3 games, find the assigned category words, or end up with a high-game score and cum scores — it’s all for camaraderie and lots of fun. We start at 10 a.m., have lunch together, then play two more games for the rest of the day — just to keep our brain cells going all the time. It’s also a good preparation for serious competitive scrabble players. Our adjudicator is an app that can judge challenged play from 2- thru 21-letter-words, downloadable free by visiting a site wgpo-wj2.com.

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