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April 30th, 2012
08:33 am
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Big game
Not often you see a 1000+ point game. In fact, first time I've been in one that I recall. Would have been nice to have won it though...

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Date:April 30th, 2012 08:51 am (UTC)
Probably a dumb question but which game is it? I don't recognise the board layout or the tile scoring values. All the nine-letter words are impressive, too.
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Date:April 30th, 2012 09:33 am (UTC)
Lexulous. There used to be a Scrabble game on Facebook, until the owners of Scrabble got sniffy about it. So the authors gave it a bigger board (and tileset). There is also now an 'approved' Scrabble, from somebody else, but a lot of us fell in love with Lexulous. You don't have to play via FB, as Lexulous has its own website, but I think most of the people I play do go via FB.

Edited at 2012-04-30 09:34 am (UTC)
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Date:April 30th, 2012 04:26 pm (UTC)
Top game :-)

And you were winning, until the last few moves ....
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Date:April 30th, 2012 05:11 pm (UTC)
I once lost a game by 450+ to 600+. Very unusual, though.

I think I once made four bingoes in a row (might have been against land_girl) but it happened while the archives were broken. Haven't even come close since then.

Board is the same size, btw, but you get more letters (in your rack — I think there are fewer letters in the whole game).
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Date:April 30th, 2012 09:41 pm (UTC)
"Board is the same size"

Runs off to check... So it is. I assumed it was larger, but they just moved the bonus squares around a bit. Well well.
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