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Old 04-27-2009, 09:54 AM   #46
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I shoulda been cleaning and doing paperwork.....
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:55 AM   #47
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Yeah, I think game # 911 goes in the record book under monster: no one is going to beat that! It's also the highest score of ANY game number, as far as I know!
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:59 AM   #48
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being a professional bitch . . .
I didn't realize that.... what's the pay like? Is there some kind of certification or license you have to get?
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Old 04-27-2009, 10:50 AM   #49
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Well you get all the gossip first, and the qualification is work-experience based. You need documentated instances of at least 20 people being surprised when you're nice to them. It's these amatuer bitches who just give it out for free 24/7 that ruin it for the rest of us....
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Old 04-27-2009, 12:53 PM   #50
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I'm trying to test a theory, but I may as well ask the question here, too: Because one cannot predict what letters will drop in a random game, is it better to fill as many lines as possible to kick up the Multiplier, or go for word length, to get the maximum score? I'm working away to evaluate the scores but I may as well mine everyone's experiences. What do your games tell you?
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Old 04-27-2009, 01:10 PM   #51
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I'm in the same boat as you, sweet.
I noticed this while trying to get some hints:
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* Impressive! +2754 for 'equivoque' on Game #303 http://bit.ly/hWRvw by Matt and Hthr (135 Points +4x length +2.5x Multiplier +2.0x Clean) 4 days ago
* The highest reported single word point score, thus far, is 1163 for 'Quotidian'. Congrats Kenton! 7 days ago
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Old 04-27-2009, 01:13 PM   #52
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seems like the multiplier tops at 2.3 (or 2.5...lol)

longer words have more points to be multiplied
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Old 04-27-2009, 01:28 PM   #53
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seems like the multiplier tops at 2.3 (or 2.5...lol)

longer words have more points to be multiplied
Nope:
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# +14: cl. 5 Points +2.7x Multiplier.
# +22: ban. 8 Points +2.7x Multiplier.
# +40: mild. 10 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.6x Multiplier.
# +16: go. 6 Points +2.6x Multiplier.
I did notice that the Multiplier repeats twice before going higher after the 2.0 mark. Strategy, must work on strategy, she typed, twisting her hands together while her eyes slitted and teeth grew progressively pointier.
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Old 04-27-2009, 01:47 PM   #54
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also, each time you empty the slate you get another 2x bonus
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Old 04-27-2009, 02:27 PM   #55
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go for the word length of at least 5 and then the clean slate.
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Old 04-27-2009, 02:29 PM   #56
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the multiplier goes up by .1 each time until you get to 2.1, then it goes up every other word. It will only get past 2.5 if you are making lots of short words because there are a limited number of tiles.
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Old 04-27-2009, 02:49 PM   #57
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I tried getting there faster by starting with a lot of 2-letter words. I don't know that's a winning strategy though, cos I'm not good enough at the game.
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Old 04-27-2009, 03:06 PM   #58
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ok - be nice - I am not as good as I thought at this game...

Results: Points: 705 No Tiles Left

* +15: oi. 3 Points +2.4x Multiplier. +2.0x Clean Slate.
* +61: vied. 17 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.4x Multiplier.
* +12: oat. 5 Points +2.3x Multiplier.
* +25: day. 11 Points +2.3x Multiplier.
* +5: ii. 2 Points +2.3x Multiplier.
* +20: rose. 6 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.2x Multiplier.
* +19: said. 6 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.2x Multiplier.
* +27: bay. 13 Points +2.1x Multiplier.
* +29: vie. 14 Points +2.1x Multiplier.
* +28: raw. 14 Points +2.0x Multiplier.
* +42: coder. 11 Points +2.0x Word Length. +1.9x Multiplier.
* +238: qualm. 66 Points +2.0x Word Length. +1.8x Multiplier.
* +31: steep. 9 Points +2.0x Word Length. +1.7x Multiplier.
* +13: dip. 8 Points +1.6x Multiplier.
* +21: stein. 7 Points +2.0x Word Length. +1.5x Multiplier.
* +40: shiv. 19 Points +1.5x Word Length. +1.4x Multiplier.
* +16: sip. 6 Points +1.3x Multiplier. +2.0x Clean Slate.
* +27: strait. 9 Points +2.5x Word Length. +1.2x Multiplier.
* +6: oat. 5 Points +1.1x Multiplier.
* +30: sunny. 15 Points +2.0x Word Length.
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Old 04-27-2009, 03:07 PM   #59
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Seems like virtually all my points were in that one word
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Old 04-27-2009, 03:16 PM   #60
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GAME 808 1 TRY

Points: 818 No Tiles Left
  • +20: hip. 10 Points +2.0x Clean Slate.
  • -12: kao. Word not in dictionary.
  • +46: huge. 13 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.3x Multiplier.
  • +55: breed. 12 Points +2.0x Word Length. +2.3x Multiplier.
  • +297: quiz. 88 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.3x Multiplier.
  • +26: rune. 8 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.2x Multiplier.
  • +15: nun. 7 Points +2.2x Multiplier.
  • +38: pith. 12 Points +1.5x Word Length. +2.1x Multiplier.
  • +10: ace. 5 Points +2.1x Multiplier.
  • +24: sails. 6 Points +2.0x Word Length. +2.0x Multiplier.
  • +23: coil. 8 Points +1.5x Word Length. +1.9x Multiplier.
  • +49: glen. 9 Points +1.5x Word Length. +1.8x Multiplier. +2.0x Clean Slate.
  • +65: bough. 19 Points +2.0x Word Length. +1.7x Multiplier.
  • +22: ho. 7 Points +1.6x Multiplier. +2.0x Clean Slate.
  • +18: hi. 6 Points +1.5x Multiplier. +2.0x Clean Slate.
  • +13: liar. 6 Points +1.5x Word Length. +1.4x Multiplier.
  • +20: glad. 10 Points +1.5x Word Length. +1.3x Multiplier.
  • +13: nice. 7 Points +1.5x Word Length. +1.2x Multiplier.
  • +56: wind. 17 Points +1.5x Word Length. +1.1x Multiplier. +2.0x Clean Slate.
  • +20: felt. 13 Points +1.5x Word Length.
I was thinking Koi, but typoed. i'd have been stuck with h a p ....maybe pah would have worked....
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