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Old 05-25-2011, 04:30 PM
Lobsang Lobsang is offline
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What's your best single word scrabble score?

What's your best score for a single word?

Mine was a fluke. - WIZENS - 141 The W (4) landed on a triple letter, the Z (10) landed on a triple letter, the entire word was on a triple word..

((4 * 3) + 1 + (10 * 3) + 1 + 2 + 1) * 3 = 141

(12 + 1 + 30 + 1 + 2 + 1) * 3 = 141

ETA: I hardly ever play scrabble. When I do - I don't put much effort into it

edit: I just looked at a screenshot I took of it. It only awarded me 117. I don't understand.

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Old 05-25-2011, 04:42 PM
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Turns out the first triple word was used up on the other word created - 'OW' (1+(4*3)) so my scored for that round would have been 117 + 9
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Old 05-25-2011, 05:07 PM
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My best ever was SLICKENS on a triple-triple, with the K on a double-letter.

I think it would have been ((1 + 1 + 1 + 3 + (2*5) + 1 + 1 + 1) * 9 ) + 50 = 221.

I rarely get bingoes and I never get triple-triples, so it was quite an accomplishment.
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Old 05-25-2011, 05:12 PM
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Around 350 points, with Quixotic on the top left corner, earning double triple words, a double letter on the X, and a 50 point bonus for using all my letters. It's been downhill ever since then.
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Old 05-25-2011, 07:16 PM
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Moving thread from IMHO to The Game Room.
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Old 05-26-2011, 12:45 AM
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Not sure, but I recently made, IIRC, 130 in a game of WordFeud against our own Dolores Reborn by playing CONCRETE on two triples...

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Old 05-26-2011, 03:26 AM
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Online, I once played RELOADER (no blanks, IIRC), a triple-triple with the first E being the letter I built off of (from a very well-placed JUGGLE, so I completely understand why my opponent thought it was worth it).

I forget how many points, but you can calculate yourself.
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Old 05-26-2011, 04:20 AM
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For some reason, I have scored exactly 212 several times and never higher. Once, it was QUITTERS on the trip-trip; the others I don't remember.

The most ever scored against me was a little over 300 for OVERZEAL on the trip-trip.
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:43 AM
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What's your best score for a single word?

Mine was a fluke. - WIZENS - 141 The W (4) landed on a triple letter, the Z (10) landed on a triple letter, the entire word was on a triple word..
What game were you playing - you cannot get both a triple letter and triple word in regular Scrabble?
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:51 AM
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OVERKILL for 230 points (2xK, 9xWord, +50 points)
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Old 05-26-2011, 07:41 AM
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What game were you playing - you cannot get both a triple letter and triple word in regular Scrabble?
Likely Words With Friends, a very popular mobile app scrabble clone.
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Old 05-26-2011, 12:48 PM
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What game were you playing - you cannot get both a triple letter and triple word in regular Scrabble?
Words With Friends.

The left and right sides of the board have triple letter and triple word blocks in one column.
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Old 05-26-2011, 02:38 PM
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I once made "QUALMIER" across two triple-word scores, along the bottom of the board, from center to right. That's 10 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 6 (double letter) + 1 + 1 + 1 = 22 * 3 = 66 * 3 = 198 + 50 = 248. My sister protested that it's not a word, but our dictionary showed "qualmy" so she had to accept that the comparative was real. My family still tries to work that word into conversation sometimes.
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Old 05-29-2011, 02:49 PM
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I had a dual triple once...in Computer Scrabble.

I used the hint button to check the spelling of something like Quizzical...

It spit out some other word I never heard of...

Think it was about 350 points, using Q X and Z.

Never got anything like that playing regular though.
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Old 05-29-2011, 05:21 PM
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I don't remember how many points I scored but I did once spell oxidize.
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:24 AM
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EXCAVATE for 102 points. Sigh.

But then, I've only been playing online for a few weeks.
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:56 AM
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I've scored exactly 212 several times; QUITTERS was one and I forget the others, but nothing too exotic, on the trip-trip. Against me, the record was for OVERZEAL (300-odd) in the usual place.
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:10 PM
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I've scored exactly 212 several times; QUITTERS was one and I forget the others, but nothing too exotic, on the trip-trip. Against me, the record was for OVERZEAL (300-odd) in the usual place.
Wonder if anyone's set a personal record by spelling ZOMBIFIED...
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:59 PM
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About 10 years ago, I got 168 points in one play with QUIZZES using a blank for one of the Zs, Q on a double letter score, triple word score, 50 point bonus for using all 7 letters in the tray, and the S crossed with a previously played word to pluralize it.
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