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Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner Yesterday, 08:30 PM
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On one board: MUCILAGINOUS, MUCILAGINOUSLY, and...

On one board: MUCILAGINOUS, MUCILAGINOUSLY, and CALIGINOUS.

I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have known the last of those words if I didn't play Kingdom of Loathing...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-19-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 34,733
Posted By DrPlacebo
DEMOCRATIFIABLE and DEMOCRATIES. It turns out...

DEMOCRATIFIABLE and DEMOCRATIES.

It turns out "democraty" is an archaic form of "democracy," and "democratify" is an archaic form of "democratize." I found both after I saw DEMOCRAT followed by...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-17-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
Not a word: ETHANOLOGISTS, possibly related to...

Not a word: ETHANOLOGISTS, possibly related to BEERISMS.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-17-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 34,733
Posted By DrPlacebo
Got points for SOULDIER after accidentally...

Got points for SOULDIER after accidentally inserting the U. It was accepted. Turns out it's in the dictionary as an archaic spelling of "soldier."
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-15-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 51,876
Posted By DrPlacebo
Another relatively short one: DECLASSE.

Another relatively short one: DECLASSE.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-14-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
And sometimes I try ridiculous compound words...

And sometimes I try ridiculous compound words just for the hell of it.

MOTORDUCK and MOTORDUCKS aren't words, but I didn't really expect them to be.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-13-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 34,733
Posted By DrPlacebo
SALTLY, which I accidentally typed when trying to...

SALTLY, which I accidentally typed when trying to type SALTY.

Apparently it has the same meaning as "saltily."
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-11-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
FUNGALIZE is not a word. (Presumably...

FUNGALIZE is not a word. (Presumably FUNGALIZATION and FUNGALIZATIONS aren't either; they would have been on the board but I didn't bother to try them.)

Neither are FUGALIZE (something Bach might...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-10-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
Probably the single most common dog breed in...

Probably the single most common dog breed in Dubai when I was growing up there.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-09-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
EMMENTALIST doesn't count. (A particular type of...

EMMENTALIST doesn't count. (A particular type of cheesehead? Would it be a good word for a Packers fan from Switzerland?)

But EMMENTAL doesn't count either. And I tried both just before time...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-08-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
SUPERPIG is not a word.

SUPERPIG is not a word.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 52,256
Posted By DrPlacebo
Of course, I've posted some failures in the...

Of course, I've posted some failures in the "gallant efforts" thread too... but I think even those aren't really stringing bits together, for the most part, because I tend to only play "words" when I...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-07-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 52,256
Posted By DrPlacebo
Yeah, that was me. I didn't even bother to look...

Yeah, that was me. I didn't even bother to look for the -MINSTER- part, just assumed those letters were there and it turned out they were.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-06-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 52,256
Posted By DrPlacebo
Plural of electrophoresis and related terms? I...

Plural of electrophoresis and related terms?

I rarely play words that I don't know... I've just gone through several fields of study with lots of specialized vocabulary. (I was a neuroscientist,...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-05-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 52,256
Posted By DrPlacebo
SACRAMENTARIANISM = Greta Gerwig's artistic...

SACRAMENTARIANISM = Greta Gerwig's artistic movement? :D (Of course I live in Sacramento, myself.)



Meanwhile... I saw ANTHROPOGENESES just as time expired. The record words score and word length...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-05-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 51,876
Posted By DrPlacebo
Another short one I like: AUTEUR. I've actually...

Another short one I like: AUTEUR. I've actually been hoping to find it for quite a while now. (I've also found POSEUR a few times.) Just being a pretentious hipster or something.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-05-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 34,733
Posted By DrPlacebo
SOHO scored points. Has it actually turned into a...

SOHO scored points. Has it actually turned into a word now?
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 02-03-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 51,876
Posted By DrPlacebo
CREPITUS. This might not even be the first time...

CREPITUS. This might not even be the first time I've found it.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-02-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 34,733
Posted By DrPlacebo
And I found NOIRISH again. Along with a couple...

And I found NOIRISH again.

Along with a couple others on the same board that I was surprised to score with:

BEDYE (another be- word!)
TENORIST (turns out it's someone who plays tenor sax... I kept...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-01-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
PARAMINATOR isn't a word. Oh well. BTW, the...

PARAMINATOR isn't a word. Oh well.

BTW, the highest scoring word record on that board (not mine) was SMARAGD, which turns out to be an archaic word for emerald. Wow.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-01-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 34,733
Posted By DrPlacebo
Not one I found, but I just played a board where...

Not one I found, but I just played a board where the highest scoring word record was FEDEXED.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-31-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
LEMONIZING, LEMONIZES, LEMONIZE, and LEMONISE are...

LEMONIZING, LEMONIZES, LEMONIZE, and LEMONISE are not words. I was hoping they might have some meaning relating to used cars.

Neither are MELONIZING, MELONIZES, MELONIZE, and MELONISE. Because if...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 01-31-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 122,931
Posted By DrPlacebo
Here's a really bizarre one. FUZZYHEADEDNESSES...

Here's a really bizarre one.

FUZZYHEADEDNESSES scored points.

FUZZYHEADEDNESS and FUZZYHEADED both didn't.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 01-27-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,222
Posted By DrPlacebo
YOUR STATS: Total points: 366 Total words: 61...

YOUR STATS:
Total points: 366
Total words: 61 (24 common,14 wide,6 rare,17 ultra rare)
Best word: CHOLECYSTOGRAPHY (30 pts.) New record!New record!
Longest word: CHOLECYSTOGRAPHY (16 letters) New...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-27-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By DrPlacebo
Despite my valiant effort at tacking a Latin...

Despite my valiant effort at tacking a Latin suffix onto a Sanskrit root, the plural of sutra is not SUTRAE.

Also, SALSIFICATION is not the conversion of some other food into salsa. (Salsify is...
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