Monthly Archives: September 2017

RESULTS – SUPERSCRABBLE 9-21-17

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Congrats to all winners!  We have two champions this month.  The winners of 3 games are John G. Karris and Pat Reed.  John played 14 bingos and 2 category words (GEMMY & SLAMMED.  Pat played 9 bingos and 3 category words (DOCTOR, POUTER & TOMMY).  Amnon Meyers won the high cummulative score=3006, and played 14 bingos.  Gary Moss won the high-point-game=1141 on the 3rd round, and finished with 10 bingos. Gretchen Cowan won the high-scoring-bingo=136 points (FAIREST), with a total of 8 bingos. Reneé Kahn found 5 category words! (RANCH, LIZARD, DIMMER, DIMMERS (during another round), and MAMMA, and had a total of 4 bingos.  John and Amnon tied for the most bingos played=14.  And we all said goodbye to Nancy Douglas who is going away for a while, but she promised to come back within a year or so.

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; *NR=not recorded

GRETCHEN COWAN: GP=3, WN=2, HG=1087, CM=2706, CW=0, #BP=8

NANCY DOUGLAS: GP=3, WN=2, HG=787, CM=2179, CW=1, #BP=4

JANET GOLDSTEIN: GP=3, WN=2, HG=846, CM=2365, CW=0, #BP=6

LYNN GUNN: GP=3, WN=1, HG=940, CM=2530, CW=1, #BP=4

RENEÉ KAHN:  GP=3, WN=2, HG=899, CM=2456, CW=5, #BP=4

JOHN G. KARRIS: GP=3, WN=3, HG=1079, CM=2949, CW=2, #BP=14

MALIHA MAHMOOD, GP=3, WN=1, HG=819, CM=2382, CW=0, #BP=2

AMNON MEYERS, GP=3, WN=2, HG=1071, CM=3006, CW=0, #BP=14

GARY MOSS: GP=3, WN=1, HG=1141, CM=2865, CW=0, #BP=10

DON PLATT: GP=3, WN=0, HG=745 CM=2034, CW=0, #BP=1

PAT REED: GP=3, WN=3, HG=1036, CM=2893, CW=3, #BP=9

NAJAT REIKES: GP=3, WN=1, HG=1000, CM=2587, CW=0, #BP=7

JOANIE SCAFUTO: GP=3, WN=0, HG=783, CM=2183, CW=3, #BP=3

TOM TITUS: GP=3, WN=2, HG=991, CM=2703, CW=0, #BP=10

FERN TRAUSCH: GP=3, WN=1, HG=888, CM=2443, CW=1, #BP=6

PAT YARNELL: GP=3, WN=1, HG=969, CM=2555, CW=0, #BP=7

Please tell your friends about the Superscrabbler’s Club in. Visit our blog site superscrabble.wordpress.com for results, venue info, and list of prizes for distribution at the end of 3 games.  The next games are scheduled for OCT. 19, 2017.  A reminder will be posted a week prior.  There is no fee to join the club; it’s purely for the good of all.

Superscrabble Club Meets 9-21-17

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SUPERSCRABBLE CLUB GAMES – SEPTEMBER 14, 2017, 10:00a.m., 2130 Chandler Drive, Tustin 92782.  Please text or leave a voicemail  at 714-654-4308, whether or not you are able to attend, in order for the guard at the gate to let you in.

The following players signed up for the next Superscrabble Club meeting: Bob Agnew, Gretchen Cowan, Jeff Polan, Reneé Kahn, Najat Reikes, Pat Reed, Tom Titus, Fern Trausch, Joanie Scafuto, Nancy Douglas, Lynn Gunn, Don Platt, Gary Moss, and Maliha Mahmood. Games begin at 10:00 a.m.

The instant reward for a word with 14- to 15+ letters is now worth $510. The prize pot for 12- to 13-letter word category was captured last meeting with PROCREATIONS.  Play the assigned categories. To qualify for an instant reward, the word must contain 5 letters or more.  Winning 3 games will have a $25 reward.

1st game category: PLACES you want to visit: desert, forest, cemetery, theater, church, museum, anchorage, stadium, garden, stores, malls, etc.

2nd game category: PETS you want to have, including names of species – birds, reptiles, puppy, etc.

3rd game category: PICNIC words — useful things you take along used during picnic somewhere in the park, beach, forest, desert, etc.

ALL DAY category: Words containing two –MM– anywhere in a word; the letters must be together. Examples: AMMETER, AMMINE, AMMINES, AMMINO, AMMOS, AMMOCETE, AMMOCETES, AMMOLITE, AMMOLITES, AMMONAL, AMMONALS, AMMONIA, AMMONIAC, AMMONIC, AMMONITE, AMMONIUM, AMMONO, AMMONOID, BAMMED, BAMMING, CAMMIE, CAMMIES, DAMMAR, DAMMARS, DAMMED, DAMMER, DAMMERS, DAMMING, DAMMIT, DIGAMMA, DIGAMMAS, DYSGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA, GAMMA, GAMMADIA, GAMMADION, GAMMAGLOBULINOPATHIES, GAMMAS, GAMMED, GAMMER, GAMMERS, GAMMIER, GAMMIEST, GAMMING, GAMMON, GAMMONED, GAMMONER, GAMMONERS, GAMMONING, GAMMONS, GAMMY, etc.

LEARN a long word each day:  STRAIGHTFORWARDNESS=19 letters.  You may start with FOR, WARD, NESS, or any good word somewhere in the middle, making sure to leave space for the plural form by adding ES at the end of NESS. Make it longer:  FORWARD, STRAIGHTFORWARD, STRAIGHTFORWARDNESSES=21 playable on a 21×21 grid.