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I spend too much time on this site and don't claim to be any kind of expert. I see many comments recommending that the troublesome consonants are "q, k, x. etc."I find, however, that "h" is as much of a problem. So, if you see "huh" or "hie", "hue", ...
e480628s 07-04-2020 04:19 PM
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I don't know the value of each letter, but my highest word score was for "submitted": 522. "Barracuda", with the same number of letters was only worth 432. BTW, I could never find these longer words with the clock running. I never start a game till I...
e480628s 06-11-2020 07:44 AM
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Thanks for the pause button tip.  I use it frequently.  You asked about bonus bombs.  I use them to clear a screen when I have only a few letters left and no possible word.  A bomb will only eliminate 6-8 closely-bunched letters, so don't waste them ...
e480628s 06-11-2020 05:10 AM
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I'm convinced the key is to consistently clear the board and double your score.   When I fail to do it, it's almost always because I'm stuck with all consonants.  You can usually dispose of vowels at the end with words such as "eau", "tau", "hie", "f...
e480628s 04-17-2020 08:34 AM
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Before hitting "Begin" on the Level 1 screen, I look for common prefixes (sub, pro, re) and suffixes (tion, ing).  So, instead of the word "start", it may expand to "restarting" (460 points).  My highest single word score is 522 for "submitted".  "Pr...
e480628s 04-13-2020 05:38 AM
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I spend too much time on this site and don't claim to be any kind of expert. I see many comments recommending that the troublesome consonants are "q, k, x. etc."I find, however, that "h" is as much of a problem. So, if you see "huh" or "hie", "hue", ...
e480628s 07-04-2020 04:19 PM
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I don't know the value of each letter, but my highest word score was for "submitted": 522. "Barracuda", with the same number of letters was only worth 432. BTW, I could never find these longer words with the clock running. I never start a game till I...
e480628s 06-11-2020 07:44 AM
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Thanks for the pause button tip.  I use it frequently.  You asked about bonus bombs.  I use them to clear a screen when I have only a few letters left and no possible word.  A bomb will only eliminate 6-8 closely-bunched letters, so don't waste them ...
e480628s 06-11-2020 05:10 AM
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I'm convinced the key is to consistently clear the board and double your score.   When I fail to do it, it's almost always because I'm stuck with all consonants.  You can usually dispose of vowels at the end with words such as "eau", "tau", "hie", "f...
e480628s 04-17-2020 08:34 AM
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Before hitting "Begin" on the Level 1 screen, I look for common prefixes (sub, pro, re) and suffixes (tion, ing).  So, instead of the word "start", it may expand to "restarting" (460 points).  My highest single word score is 522 for "submitted".  "Pr...
e480628s 04-13-2020 05:38 AM
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I spend too much time on this site and don't claim to be any kind of expert. I see many comments recommending that the troublesome consonants are "q, k, x. etc."I find, however, that "h" is as much of a problem. So, if you see "huh" or "hie", "hue", ...
e480628s 07-04-2020 04:19 PM
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Reply
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Kudo
11954
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I don't know the value of each letter, but my highest word score was for "submitted": 522. "Barracuda", with the same number of letters was only worth 432. BTW, I could never find these longer words with the clock running. I never start a game till I...
e480628s 06-11-2020 07:44 AM
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Thanks for the pause button tip.  I use it frequently.  You asked about bonus bombs.  I use them to clear a screen when I have only a few letters left and no possible word.  A bomb will only eliminate 6-8 closely-bunched letters, so don't waste them ...
e480628s 06-11-2020 05:10 AM
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I'm convinced the key is to consistently clear the board and double your score.   When I fail to do it, it's almost always because I'm stuck with all consonants.  You can usually dispose of vowels at the end with words such as "eau", "tau", "hie", "f...
e480628s 04-17-2020 08:34 AM
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Before hitting "Begin" on the Level 1 screen, I look for common prefixes (sub, pro, re) and suffixes (tion, ing).  So, instead of the word "start", it may expand to "restarting" (460 points).  My highest single word score is 522 for "submitted".  "Pr...
e480628s 04-13-2020 05:38 AM
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