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Questions tagged [scrabble]

Word game in which players score points by placing tiles, each bearing a single letter, onto a gameboard which is divided into a 15×15 grid of squares. The tiles must form words in crossword fashion.

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Lowest total scrabble score

It's generally easier to get a low score in Scrabble than a high one. But is it easier to get a really low score? Suppose you play a game of Scrabble by yourself in which you only make legal plays (...
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Fun things to do at home

What do I do when I get home, you ask? Draw a dinosaur (11) Read about an elite person (10) Look at something that is written (10) Learn about navy officers (8) Take things back (7) ...
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Highest possible score my friend could earn in one Scrabble turn?

My friend has a great vocabulary but is also quote humble. Every time we play Scrabble he wins easily. He says he tries his best, with one exception: If the opportunity ever arose, he would never ...
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What is the highest possible scrabble score for placing a single tile

What is the highest possible score a player can make in a turn by placing a single tile? Assume language is English, using standard North American rules.
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What is the longest word that can be made out of all the scrabble tiles?

What is the longest word that can be made out of all the Scrabble tiles? If you didn’t know, there are 100 tiles when you play Scrabble. I was wondering what was the longest word you could make out ...
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Craft the longest Scrabble sentence

This is another challenge along the same vein as similar challenges that have shown up on this site, requiring the puzzle to craft the longest possible sentence given a specific requirement. What is ...
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Scrabble Impossibilities

The other day I was playing the popular board game with my good friend, Chet Manley. Though he had me on the ropes for most of the game, I finally had a 6 letter word that I slapped down on the board ...