Games FEB 21, 2019 Superscrabble Club

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SUPERSCRABBLE CLUB GAMES: FEBRUARY 21, 2019 (Thursday).  Venue: 2130 Chandler Drive, Tustin 92782. Please confirm to maliha.mendoza@gmail.com, text at 714-654-4308, or voicemail: 714-544-4746.  There are two players whose birthday falls in February:  NAJAT REIKES (2/27) and JAMILA ATCHA (2/25)—please let me know if you can make it; we enjoy celebrating your upcoming birthday.

Finders of words in the following assigned categories for each round will receive an award.  The words must contain 5 letters or more to quality.  The examples are limited because words with less than five letters are not included in the examples.

ROUND 1:  Words containing …M… 2 M’s anywhere in a word; THIS IS ALSO THE ALL-DAY CATEGORY:  Examples: AMMETER, AMMETERS, AMMINE, AMMINES, AMMONIA, AMMONIAC, AMMONIACAL, AMMONIATION, AMMONIC, AMMONIFIES, AMMONIFY, AMMONITE, AMMONIUM, AMMONO, AMMUNITION, ARMAMENT, ASTIGMATISM, ASYMMETRIC, BIMORPHEMIC, COMMA, COMMAND, COMMANDO, COMMEND, COMMIE, COMMIES, COMMOVE, COMMS, DEMIMONDE, DIMMER, DIMORPHISM, EMBALM, EMBALMS, EMMER, EMMET, EMMIES, EMPYEMA, JAMMING, MAMMAL, MAMAS, MEMORIAL, MEMORIES, MEMORY, MILLIGRAM, MIMETITE, MIMOSA, MIMOSAS, MOMMIES, MOMMY, MORPHEME, MORPHEMES, MUMMIES, MUMMY, SUMMARIES, SUMMARY, SUMMER, SUMMERY, YUMMY, etc. There are many more.

ROUND 2:  Words beginning with JA and JE: Examples: JABBED, JABBER, JABBING, JABIRU, JABIRUS, JABORANDI, JABOT, JACAL, JACAMAR, JACANA, JACARANDA, JACINTH, JACKAL, JACKS, JACKIES, JACKY, JACKASS, JACKBOOT, JACKDAW, JACKET, JACKFISH, JACKFRUIT, JACKKNIFE, JACKLIGHT, JACKLEG, JACKPOT, JACKS, JACKSCREW, JACKSTAY, JACKSTONE, JACKSTRAW, JACONET, JADES, JADED, JADEITE, JAEGER, JAGER, JAGGED, JAGGERY, JAGGY, JAGGIES, JAGUAR, JAGUARUNDI, JAILER, JAILOR,  JAILS, JAILBIRD, JAKES, JALAP, JALAPIN, JALOPIES, JALOPY, JALOUSIE, JAMMED, JAMMING, JAMBS, JAMBEAU, JAMBEAUX, JAMBOREE, JANGLE, JANITOR, JANIZARY, JAPAN, JAPING, JAPONICA, JARGON, JARLS, JASMINE, JASPER, JASSID, JAUNTY, JAVELIN, JAWBONE, JEALOUS, JEALOUSY, JAZZMAN, JEANS, JEBEL, JEHAD, JEERS, JELLS, JELLY, JETON, JETPORT, etc.

ROUND 3:  What are you today, or what were you doing yesterday? Examples: AIMING, ARMING, BAKED, BAKING, BARKING, BIKING, BLENDING, BOWLING, BOXING, BRUSHED, CAMPING, CASTING, CLEANED, COLORING, COOKING, CALLED, CANNING, CHEWED, CHEWING, CHOPPING, CLAPPING, DANCED, DANCING, JUMPED, JUMPING, JUICING, JAYWALK, PAINTING, PAINTED, PLAYED, PLAYING, PUNCHED, PUNCHING, SPEAKING, SPOKE, SEWING, SWIMMING, SINGING, TALKED, WALKED, WALKING, WHISPERING, TWIRLING, MUNCHING, SHOOTING, SCULPTING, DRAWING, WRITING, etc.

LEARN a long word to win the 12- to 13-letter-word category (the reward pot contains $315); or play 14- to 15-letter word or longer (the pot contains $415). Players who find a long word together may split the prize. Many thanks to Yuki Loritz for her contributions to both pots during last month’s games.  You can do it!

BAMBOOZLEMENT=13 letters. Start somewhere at the middle. Here are some words to build on:  BAM, BOO, AMBO, BAMBOO, BAMBOOZLE. The plural form of BAMBOOZLEMENTS contains 14 letters.  The word will qualify for both categories: the 12- to 13-letter word, and the 14- to 15-letter-word or more. Adding the S at the end is better because the award is higher.  BAMBOOZLEMENT is a noun meaning to deceive or get the better of someone by means of trickery or flattery (Internet Dictionary).

 Next games at the Superscrabble Cub:  MARCH 21, 2019.

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