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Word Play

Diane makes the big time.


Categories:  Baseball  Diane Firstman  Games We Play

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1 Diane Firstman   ~  Apr 18, 2011 11:44 am

Aw shucks .... thanks AB!

2 The Hawk   ~  Apr 18, 2011 11:52 am

That's great! Congrats.

This comes at a sad time for me, though. To see this image, a little salt in the wound you might say.

I was playing SCrabble online with my sisters and mom and was cruising, over 40 points ahead with good letters going down the stretch. I checked this morning anticipating a coup de grace and the game was over! My dear old mom had gone out with a seven letter word, burying my hopes for the day.

3 Alex Belth   ~  Apr 18, 2011 2:32 pm

I'm impressed with anyone who can play the game. It makes my head hurt and I go into a cold sweat. Seriously, whatever part of your brain you need to play that, I'm lacking, same with crossword puzzles.

4 thelarmis   ~  Apr 18, 2011 3:03 pm

sooo awesome, congrats diane!

[2] yeah man, last time i played my mom (last year), she opened the friggin' game w/ a 7-letter word on the double word score. i was doomed!

[3] oh man, i *love* word games. scrabble, word jumbles, puzzles and my favorite - boggle!

5 The Hawk   ~  Apr 18, 2011 3:35 pm

[3] There's a documentary about Scrabble and all the whizzes are math people, not reading people. I thought that was interesting but also I shoulda known.

And I can't even start crossword puzzles. I feel like there's a huge difference. With Scrabble, it's self-generated, with crosswords, you are trying to figure out someone else's shit, which I hate haha.

[4] Actually if it happens in the first turn of a one-on-one game you have a pretty good chance, or as a good a chance as you're gonna have, of catching up to a score like that. Lots of letters and turns left.

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