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Re: Guess the word

Post by Feather on Mon 9 May 2011 - 9:30

Is it "embellishment"? Can't be cos it has 13 letters, right?
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Post by Kitkat on Mon 9 May 2011 - 9:53

@Feather wrote:Is it "embellishment"? Can't be cos it has 13 letters, right?

Monday morning, Feather. So now we're even.

Yes ... it's your turn.
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Re: Guess the word

Post by Stardust on Mon 9 May 2011 - 10:08

Kit-Kat wrote:"schadenfreude"
Yes, that's the word I'm looking for. It is used in English vocabulary, perhaps rarely, but it's usage is accepted in Scrabble for instance! Most of the words we use in everyday speech are derived from 'foreign' sources anyway, aren't they?
Does 'schadenfreude' come up often in your Scrabble games, Kit-Kat?

Don't know about anyone else, but I find that "First topic message reminder" at the top of each game page confusing and keep thinking I'm still on page 1.
Everyone knows the first post in the thread has the game rules, so what's the point of reminders?



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Post by Kitkat on Mon 9 May 2011 - 10:24

@Stardust wrote:Don't know about anyone else, but I find that "First topic message reminder" at the top of each game page confusing and keep thinking I'm still on page 1.
Everyone knows the first post in the thread has the game rules, so what's the point of reminders?

Glad you pointed that out, Stardust. I was finding the same problem myself .. but thought it was just me.
I actually have it set for the first post reminder at top of each page - automatically for every thread, not just the games. (Thought it might be a help but in fact it is more of a hindrance). I'll have another look at it later this evening.
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Post by Feather on Mon 9 May 2011 - 11:04



13 letters starts h ends s varied in content



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Post by Stardust on Mon 9 May 2011 - 12:08

Thanks Kit-Kat.
I like the new cat smileys.

@Feather wrote:13 letters starts h ends s varied in content
Heterogeneous (I thought miscellaneous first but doesn't start with h).

wine, 9 letters: C.......E



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Post by Feather on Mon 9 May 2011 - 15:53

Don't think it likely I'll get this one. Don't know much about wines. Hmm



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Post by Stardust on Mon 9 May 2011 - 16:02

Clue, Feather:
It's my favourite and it sparkles.



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Post by Feather on Mon 9 May 2011 - 22:09

Oooooo! Champagne.


7 letters starts k ends p bone



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Post by Stardust on Tue 10 May 2011 - 9:45

Would it be kneecap (patella), Feather?
I thought it was two words but looked it up and apparently it can also be written as a single word.

New word:
Mammal, 8 letters, A......K



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Post by Feather on Tue 10 May 2011 - 12:39




aardvark


11 letters ship m---------r



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Post by Stardust on Tue 10 May 2011 - 15:43

Minesweeper

New word:

7 letters, dog, S-----D



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Post by krisisle on Tue 10 May 2011 - 16:55

Samoyed


New word.

clue; Reincarnation, 12 letters p..........s
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Post by Feather on Tue 10 May 2011 - 18:46

Totally stuck with this one. Looked right through the "p" section of my dictionary with no success. hairpull



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Re: Guess the word

Post by krisisle on Wed 11 May 2011 - 7:27

oooerr. Just checked and it is a real word. Do you want another clue?
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Post by Feather on Wed 11 May 2011 - 9:16

No no. That's ok. Somebody else may get it. shrug



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Post by Feather on Wed 11 May 2011 - 9:37

Aha!! palingenesis
Right?

14 letters d------------r

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Post by Stardust on Wed 11 May 2011 - 11:27

Blimey, Feather, had to trawl through a musical site to find out that the thirty-second note is:
demisemiquaver (Phew, that was a very hard one!). As for palingenesis, never heard of it!

Now I'll have to find a very cryptic and obscure word to test your search and find capacities.

11 letters, clue: hash
G---------Y



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Post by Kitkat on Wed 11 May 2011 - 20:57

Shocked Well, I've learned (is it learned or learnt ?? hairpull ) anyway ... I've added two new words to my vocabulary today.... and G---------Y is going to be a third! study
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Post by Stardust on Thu 12 May 2011 - 10:48

I just checked and it's in Webster's.

11 letters, clue: hash
G---------Y

Another clue: hodgepodge



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Post by Kitkat on Thu 12 May 2011 - 20:46

11 letters, clue: hash
G---------Y
gallimaufry


11 letters, clue = slogan
c---------e
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Post by Feather on Fri 13 May 2011 - 10:49



catchphrase


r-------e 9 letters - indicated by the dashes!!

a settlement. Laughing Laughing



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Post by Stardust on Fri 13 May 2011 - 11:46

How many letters, Feather?



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Post by Feather on Fri 13 May 2011 - 18:58

I edited my post and added the number of letters,Stardust.



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Post by Kitkat on Sat 14 May 2011 - 11:55

Yes ... sorry, you had to do a bit of work there ... counting the dashes. cheesy

But you haven't given us a new word, Feather (?)

EDIT: Oh yes, I see you've added to your post since. catlick
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A settlement

Post by Stardust on Mon 16 May 2011 - 8:33

Don't know about you others but I find dots and dashes difficult to count. They're just a guide in addition to the number of letters.

A settlement = Rancherie (residential area of an Indian Reserve)

New word: 10 letters, d _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ t
conflicting



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