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Words / Rehire/rehired
« on: June 16, 2020, 07:19:02 AM »
From the recent HEREDITARY game: Rehire (common), rehired (rare).  I can't see why they should be classified differently.  Both common, I'd suggest.

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Words / Cloistral common?
« on: May 25, 2020, 09:35:11 PM »
Found by only 27 of 336 players in yesterday's 10 letter puzzle.  It's certainly not common to me!

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Words / Word suggestion: energist
« on: April 26, 2020, 10:00:02 AM »
Not accepted in yesterday's standard puzzle.  An energist is an adherent to the philosophy of energism, a concept in ethics in which self-realisation is the highest good (according to dictionary.com)  It's also the adjectival form of energism.  I'm not sure if energism is accepted in Chi.  If not, I'd suggest including it too.  Both, of course, are rare words.

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Words / Word suggestion: antivax
« on: April 22, 2020, 06:31:56 PM »
I tried antivax in yesterdays EXCAVATING game, but it wasn't accepted.  Some dictionaries list it as anti-vax, others as one word.  Worth including as a rare word perhaps.

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Words / Made-up words
« on: April 16, 2020, 06:20:20 PM »
From yesterday's BIOCHEMIST game - it's not a real word but it should be:  Shitcom (a really bad sitcom).  It could be applied to so many shows!

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Words / Tangoed/tangoes
« on: April 13, 2020, 07:17:44 AM »
Both words appeared in yesterday's Challenge puzzle.  Tangoed was common, tangoes was rare.  That seems anomalous to me.  Shouldn't they both be classified the same?

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Words / Word suggestion: godsent
« on: April 13, 2020, 07:13:39 AM »
I tried godsent in yesterday's Challenge puzzle, but it wasn't accepted.  It's in several dictionaries as an adjective derived from the noun godsend.

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Words / Indoor/indoors
« on: April 07, 2020, 06:00:06 PM »
I played both indoor (accepted as a common word) and indoors (not accepted) in the INDECOROUS 10 letter puzzle.  Dictionaries classify indoors as an adverb, so it isn't a plural or verb form ending in 's'.  That being the case, it should be accepted in my view. 

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Words / Word suggestion: workstream
« on: February 16, 2020, 07:01:10 PM »
I thought this might have been the second ten letter word in yesterday's puzzle, but it was not allowed, despite being in several dictionaries.  Here's the definition from one of them:

workstream/ (ˈwɜːkˌstriːm) /

noun
commerce any one of the areas of activity into which a company’s business may be divided.

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Word Games / Weirdness
« on: February 05, 2020, 10:19:11 AM »
I've been experiencing some strange occurrences recently:

Letters randomly disappearing when using the shuffle function.
Getting the 'you must use the (central letter)..' message, even when I have used it.
Words entering themselves before I've hit the enter key.

Has anyone else had experiences like this?  It all seems very weird to me.  ???

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Word Games / Scoreboard anomaly
« on: October 20, 2019, 09:46:54 PM »
At the conclusion of the 10 letter puzzle today, I had 115 words.  However, as soon as the puzzle closed, my total on the scoreboard reduced to 114.  I counted the words I'd played and there were 115.  I know the scoreboard doesn't update the instant you play a word, but the last word I'd played must have been 5-10 minutes before the puzzle ended.  I'm not that fussed about losing one word from my total, especially as it was a rare word, but I'd hate to lose a word that costs me a rosette.

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Words / Mummer?
« on: June 20, 2019, 06:38:59 PM »
This word cost me a rosette in yesterday's 10 letter puzzle.  I'd never heard it before (having never been to a pantomime).  It's certainly not a common word to me, although I note that 102 players got it.  What do others think?   

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Words / Recitative
« on: March 28, 2019, 07:17:39 PM »
The seed word recitative was found by only 90 of 312 players in yesterday's 10 letter puzzle.  Although I did eventually get it, I can honestly say it's the first time in my life that I've ever used the word.  I don't think it's a common word. 

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Whatever / Missing players
« on: February 09, 2019, 10:55:07 AM »
Are there any further updates on Alonzo?  His continued absence from the game is worrying.

And what's happened to Les?  ???

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Words / Word suggestion: fracked
« on: February 04, 2019, 11:29:21 AM »
Frack appeared in yesterdays standard puzzle as a rare word.  I also tried fracked but it was rejected.  Frack is a verb (referring to the process of hydraulic fracturing) and is acknowledged as such in most dictionaries, so fracked should also be acknowledged as a legitimate word.  I'm not sure if fracking is currently allowed in Chi, but if not, I'd suggest it should be. 

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