A pointless accomplishment

September 21st, 2011

And yet, one that I am proud of. My friend and I managed to keep an online Scrabble game confined to the top half of the board until there were no more tiles left in the bag:

4 Responses to “A pointless accomplishment”

  1. Carolyn on September 21, 2011 9:22 am

    That’s a thing of beauty!

  2. Marilyn on September 21, 2011 9:27 pm

    I’m even more impressed with the number of words and variant spellings that I didn’t recognize!

  3. ccr in MA on September 22, 2011 6:06 pm

    That is impressive: you should be proud of it!

  4. Harriet Warmer on September 23, 2011 9:30 am

    The interesting thing I find about on line Scrabble (I play the Words With Friends version via iPad) is the ability to assemble the highest scoring possibility based on one’s tiles and the available spaces, and fling letters at the board until it accepts something. One doesn’t need to know the word, and even spellchecker may not accept it in the normal course of events (I got a lot of points with the combination “noo” this morning, no “what’s noo with you” jokes need apply) but if the on-line game’s dictionary passes the combination, you’re in. The on line games are less about the breadth of one’s vocabulary and more about strategic use of available tools.

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