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nineoaks

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word suggestion from the Challenge Puzzle 5 January
« on: January 09, 2021, 04:27:05 AM »
I would like to suggest 'anted,' as in: The poker players all anted up before play started. (I wrote this sentence, it is not a quote from any other source. After the 'beclad' incident, I'm terrified to suggest anything!)

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Re: word suggestion from the Challenge Puzzle 5 January
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2021, 04:46:36 AM »
Anted is accepted, nineoaks.

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Re: word suggestion from the Challenge Puzzle 5 January
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2021, 08:20:52 AM »
Dear Pat,

I remember trying it (probably a long time ago now), and being surprised that it was rare. I am feeling embarrassingly incompetent at this word suggestion thing. Will I ever get it right? Perhaps I should have suggested that it be made common. When I looked on the Word List, I did not see it. I apologize for my post.

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Re: word suggestion from the Challenge Puzzle 5 January
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2021, 08:30:22 AM »
It's still a rare word. No need to apologize but I can understand your embarrassment as I have in the past suggested a word for inclusion that was already accepted.   ;D ;D

Surely the best way to see if a word is acceptable is simply to play it?

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Re: word suggestion from the Challenge Puzzle 5 January
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2021, 11:47:34 AM »
Shoot,  Nine Oaks.  The ‘beclad incident” is one of the highlights of forum history. It yields recurrent giggles. Please do not stifle your talents.

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Re: word suggestion from the Challenge Puzzle 5 January
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2021, 03:11:14 PM »
Absolutely nine oaks - just post whatever you like - I for one probably made you terrified and I couldn't be more apologetic and looking back it is pretty funny!!

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Re: word suggestion from the Challenge Puzzle 5 January
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2021, 04:10:04 AM »
Thanks for your kind words pat, lilys field and Jacki. They are much appreciated!