REMINDER: Superscrabble games is scheduled for APRIL 25, 2019, 2130 Chandler Drive, Tustin 92782. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or text at 714-654-4308 to confirm your attendance.
We will be celebrating a belated or upcoming Birthday for the following: Lawren Freebody (4/30) and Marcia Wade (4/26) if they can come to celebrate with us. Please don’t forget to pick up your free booklet containing the new words from NASPA and the Superscrabble Club. Our sitting is limited to 22 players. Kindly respond ASAP.
The following players have an envelope for the last games’ awards waiting to be picked up: Tina Udelson, Pete Skaggs, Alan Stern, Karen Sturm–from the 2/21/2019 games, and Yuki Loritz–from the 2/21/2019 games. The words in the following categories must contain 5 or more letters to quality for an award:
ROUND 1: This is also an ALL=DAY Category. FISH NAMES: Examples: ALBACORE, ALEWIFE, AMBERJACK, ANCHOVY, ANGELFISH, ANGLER, BATFISH, BETTA, BIGEYE, BILLFISH, BLENNY, BLOWFISH, CAPELIN, CARPS, CATFISH, CAVEFISH, CHARS, DACES, DEALFISH, DOGFISH, DORADO, EELPOUT, GOURAMI, GRAYLING, GROUPER, HALIBUT, ICEFISH, KELPFISH, LAMPREY, MACKEREL, PERCH, POLLACK, POMFRET, PUPFISH, SALMON, SARDINE, SAURY, SHARK, SMELT, SOLES, TROUT, TUNAS, WRASSE, etc.
ROUND 2: Words that begin with TH. Examples: THACK, THANE, THANK, THARM, THECA, THEFT, THEGN, THEIN, THEME, THETA, THEWY, THICKLY, THICKET, THIEVES, THIGH, THIOL, THILL, THIRL, THOLE, THROE, THROW, THORP, THORO, THRUMS, THUNK, THURL, THUYAS, THERMOS, THYMES, THYMI, THROUGH, THOROUGH, etc.
ROUND 3: Words relating to springtime. Examples: BASEBALL, BIRTH, BLOOM, BLOSSOM, BREEZE, BULBS, BUNNY, BUTTERFLY, CHICK, CROCUS, GRASS, DAFFODIL, FLOWERS, GREEN, HATCH, HYACINTH, FROGS, EASTER, SPRING, EQUINOX, SWEET, etc.
The instant reward for finding 12 to 13-letter word is $325. The pot for words with 14 to 15+ letters now has $425. Players who find the long word together will split the prize. If you see a word that has the potential to become a longer word, you’re allowed to build it together. This is a learning process.
Learn a long word. Examples came from Amnon: SNOW, BOAR, DING for 12- to 13-letter word forming SNOWBOARDING. The following short words: MATE, ANTE, PEN, ULTIMATE, TI, can be formed into ANTEPENULTIMATE = 15 letters.
The next Superscrabble Club meeting is scheduled for MAY 23, 2019.