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.

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