Monthly Archives: April 2017

Results – 4-20-17 Superscrabble Games

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Congratulations to all the winners listed below!  Our new champ on 4-20-17 is Pat Reed, winning 3 games with a cum of 2892; she played 13 bingos; and also won the high-point=bingo word DOURING=136. (Note that bonus words, are counted as legit unless challenged and taken off the board.)   Gretchn Cowan won the high cum=2986, the high-point game=1063, CW=1, and played 10 bingos.  Najat Reikes won the high-point non-bingo word AXE=69, played 13 bingos, and one category word.  We celebrated Marian Melendez‘s B-day, who turned 95 last week.  We sang belated March B-days for Fern and Joanie. Twelve players found the assigned category words, winning $5 for each word.  There’s no fee to join the club. It’s purely for the good of all and have a good time together.

Key to abbreviations after the player’s name:  GP=games played; WN=number of wins; HG=high game; CM=cumulative score; CW=category words; and #BP=number of bingos played.

BOB AGNEW: GP=2, WN=1, HG=760, CM=1380, CW=0, #BP=1

GRETCHEN COWAN: GP=3, WN=2, HG=1063CM=2986, CW=1, #BP=10

LYNN GUNN: GP=3, WN=2, HG=980, CM=2821, CW=0, #BP=10

RENÉE KAHN: GP=3, WN=1, HG=925, CM=2405, CW=3, #BP=5

BILL LAPINSKI: GP=3, WN=1, HG=966, CM=2740, CW=1, #BP=8

MARIAN MELENDEZ: GP=2, WN=0, HG=477, CM=953, CW=2, #BP=1

MALIHA MAHMOOD, GP=2, WN=2, HG=744, CM=1270, CW=1, #BP=2

GARY MOSS: GP=3, WN=2, HG=1004, CM=2687, CW=2, #BP=7

DON PLATT: GP=3, WN=0, HG=670, CM=1874, CW=1, #BP=0

JEFF POLAN: GP=3, WN=1, HG=923, CM=2462, CW=2, #BP=7

PAT REED, GP=3, WN=3, HG=1039, CM=2892, CW=0, #BP=13

NAJAT REIKES: GP=3, WN=2, HG=1021, CM=2767, CW=1, #BP=13

JOAN SCAFUTO: GP=3, WN=1, HG=812, CM=2169, CW=1, #BP=1

TOM TITUS: GP=3, WN=2, HG=928, CM=2747, CW=2, #BP=10

FERN TRAUSCH: GP=3, WN=1, HG=870, CM=2434, CW=2, #BP=5

For previous STATS and upcoming CATEGORY assignments for the next meeting, please visit superscrabble.wordpress.com.  The next meeting is on MAY 25, 2017.  Reminder will be posted prior to the scheduled games.

SUPERSCRABBLE CLUB 4-20-17

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REMINDER: Meeting at the usual venue:  2130 Chandler Drive, Tustin 92782. Please let her know via email or text if you can make it on APRIL 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m.; text at 714-654-4308, or email maliha.mendoza@gmail.com. Equipment is provided (board, rack, tiles, clock, scoresheets); and there is no fee to join the club. Lunch is served after the first game. The finders of words in the following categories will receive an instant prize; the words must contain 5 letters or more to quality.

ROUND 1:  Words containing …ING at the END or anywhere in a word:  ABASING, ABATING, ABIDING, ABLINGS, ACTINGS, ADDLING, AGING, AGEINGS, AILING, AIRINGS, AIRTING, ALINING, ALLYING, AMAZING, AMBLING, AMUSING, ANELING, ANGLING, ANHINGA, ANKLING, ANTEING, ANTINGS, ARCHING, ARCKING, ARGLING, ARGUING, ARISING, ARMINGS, ASKINGS, ATINGLE, ATONING, AUDINGS, AUTOING, AVOWING, AWAKING, AWNINGS, BABYING, BACHING, BACKING, BADGING, BAFFING, BAILING, BAITING, BAKINGS, BALDING, BALKING, BALLING, BAMMING, BANDING, BANGING, BANKING, BANNING, BARBING, BARDING, BARFING, BARGING, BARKING, BARNING, BARRING, and many more in the dictionary.

ROUND 2:  Words containing TOU… at the beginning of a word.  For example:TOUCAN, TOUCANS, TOUCH, TOUCHABLE, TOUCHBACK, TOUCHDOWN, TOUCHDOWNS, TOUCHE, TOUCHED, TOUCHER, TOUCHERS, TOUCHES, TOUCHHOLE, TOUCHIER, TOUCHIEST, TOUCHILY, TOUCHUP, TOUCHUPS, TOUCHY, TOUGH, TOUGHED, TOUGHEN, TOUPIE, TOUGHENED, TOUGHENS, TOUGHER, , TOUGHIE, TOUGHIES, TOUGHS, TOUGHY, TOUPEE, TOUPEES, TOUPIE, TOUPIES, TOURACO, TOURED, TOURER, etc.

ROUND 3:  Words relating to drugs and medicines for ailments: Examples:  ACETAMINOPHEN, ASPIRIN, BROMINE, BROMINES, COCAINE, DOPAMINE, DEXTROSE, EXPECTORANT, GLYCOL, GLYCOLIC, GLYCOLS, HISTAMINE, HISTAMINES, HISTAMIN, HISTAMINS, HYPERICUM, LACTOSE, MAGNESIA, MAGNESIUM, METHS, METHADON, METHODONE, MORPHIN, MORPHINE, MORPHINS, NARCOTIC, NARCOTICS, MYALGIA, MYALGIAS, SULFATE, SULFURIC, etc.

ALL DAY CATEGORY:  THE SAME AS ROUND 3:  Words relating to drugs and medicines for ailments:  See examples under Round 3.

LEARN two long words to win the 12- to 13-letter ($135), or 14- to 15+letter words ($490).  Players who find the long word together may split the prize.  DETER, MINABLE, NESS, NESSES:  DETERMINABLE (12 letters); DETERMINABLENESS (16 letters); DETERMINABLENESSES (18 letters).

The next Superscrabble Games:  MAY 25, 2017.