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  • #31
    And another one: FRUITARIANISMS. On a board where the previous record was a 7-letter word after 46 plays.

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    • #32
      Traditionalises? Yup, it's accepted. Forget how many points, I think 27.

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      • #33
        MUCOMEMBRANOUS. I saw MEMBRANOUS first, then noticed there was an O next to the beginning of it and went looking for a prefix.

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        • #34
          I just found FERROMOLYBDENUM. I saw MOLYBDENUM (and thought about an old post by flops mentioning "molly be damned"), and looked for something to add. It was worth a lot less than what I wanted (it was 28 points), but I couldn't resist.

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          • #35
            Not as fancy as your word but I just stumbled across rollerbladings--I'm not very proficient at finding longer words so this made me happy

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            • #36
              Just posting kudos to GalwayBob who I see found MICROSPECTROPHOTOMETRIC ! I was trying all kinds of variations on micro, photo, and metric, but GalwayBob put it all together with the Spectro!

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              • #37
                Originally posted by rosedraws View Post
                Just posting kudos to GalwayBob who I see found MICROSPECTROPHOTOMETRIC ! I was trying all kinds of variations on micro, photo, and metric, but GalwayBob put it all together with the Spectro!
                Just to give credit where it's due, it was Spike who first pioneered the use of those prefixes to form the word MICROSPECTROPHOTOMETRY about 2 years ago. I recall the event because I thought it was a fantastic word. Since then, it and its derivative words have been played numerous times by various players including me. Thanks Spike! I realize you wouldn't have known that since you're relatively new to the long word game. Seems like you're progressing well too.

                Edit: Wow, that was crazy. I just played MICROSPECTROPHOTOMETRY for 2 records on a game that was played 15 times. I know the same word often comes out at the same time on different boards but could hardly believe my eyes when I saw it just after writing about it.

                Also, a shout-out to mcdonna. I see you started playing again a couple months ago. Welcome back! (I dunno if you'll see this or not as you may not have figured out the new forum here.)
                Last edited by lalatan; 08-14-2019, 05:00 PM.

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