March 22, 2018 – Superscrabble Games

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REMINDER: The next Superscrabble Club meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 22, 2018.  Invite a friend to experience the perfect stimulus for the neurons in your brain cells.  We use a 21×21 grid board with 200 tiles. Please confirm your intention: Leave a message at 714-544-4746, text 714-654-4308, or email maliha.mendoza@gmail.com.  There are prizes for:  each bingo word played, winner of 3 games, high cumulative score, high scoring game out of 3, highest point for non-bingo word, and highest scoring bingo word after 3 games.  We shall be celebrating advanced Bday for Don Platt 3-30, and belated Bday for Joanie Scafuto 3-11.
 
NOTE:  Awards for High-Cum, High-Game, High-Bingo, and High-Non-Bingo words will be ready for pick on the next meeting.  Please write on your slip showing the High-Bingo+score, and the High-Non-Bingo+score right next to it. The award for any assigned category is instantly given at least within 3-5 minutes (call the director when it happens; it must contain 5 letters to qualify); award for the number of bingos played, and awards for the 3-game winners will be given after the games—and please do not leave without these 3 awards.  
 
First round: Words regarding wicked plants (poisonous in nature): JIMSONWEED, OLEANDER, HEMLOCK, FOXGLOVE, CHOKECHERRY, LARKSPUR, HEATHER, SNAKAEROOT, SASSWOOD, STRYCHNINE, UPASES, COYOTILLO, POINSETTIA, PHILODENDRA, NIGHTSHADE, BELLADONNA, CAMAS, CAMASES, etc.
 
Second round: Something to do with cosmetics: LIPSTICK, ROUGE, EYELINER, KOHLS, PERFUME, SCENT, MOISTURIZER, POWDER, TINTS, MASCARA, LIPGLOSS, HAIRPIECE, LIPLINER, COLOGNE, etc.
 
Third round: Words that begins with MO: MOUNT, MOONY, MOLASSES, MOLDY, MONOCOT, MONISM, MONEY, MONARDA, MOLLY, MOBILE, MORALE, MORALES, MORGAN, MOONS, etc.
 
All Day Category:  “X” words that are plant-related words, taken from the Plant Kingdom Word List.  XANTHEIN, XANTHEINS, XANTHENE, XANTHENES, XANTHIN, XANTHINE, XANTHINES, XANTHINS, XANTHONE, XANTHONES, XANTHOPHYLL, XANTHOPHYLLS, XENIA, XENIAL, XENIAS, XENOGAMIES, XENOGAMY, XERISCAPE, XERISCAPES, XEROPHYTE, XEROPHYTES, XEROPHYTIC, XEROPHYTISM, XEROPHYTISMS, XYLAN, XYLANS, XYLEM, XYLEMS, XYLOCARP, XYLOCARPS, XYLOID.

Long word to know: I found 16 legal words including OUTLANDISHNESSES (n. pl., 16 letters). OUT, LAND, DISH, DIS, NE, NESS, NESSES, ESS, ES, LA, AN, AND, OUTLAND, UT.  OUTLANDISH means conspicuously unconventional or bizarre ways.  Build up a word till it grows long and longer still.

The next meeting is on April 26, 2018.

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