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Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 71,642
Posted By bigbells
That "climbableness" is not a valid...

That "climbableness" is not a valid WordTwist word was intended as a bolster rather than the prime reason for my opinion that "unclimbableness", and especially "unclimbablenesses", should not be...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 05-23-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 71,642
Posted By bigbells
I don't terribly often find a longer word than...

I don't terribly often find a longer word than what's already been found on a 5 x 5 board that has previously been played 30 or more times.

One of the exceptions occurred a couple of hours ago, when...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-14-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,475
Posted By bigbells
What language are you qualified to edit? You've...

What language are you qualified to edit? You've just demonstrated that it's not English.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-14-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By bigbells
I don't know that it used to be different, but...

I don't know that it used to be different, but I'm only 66.

The particulars change, but the theme doesn't change. As technology increases, the world gets smaller. Crooks using the latest technology...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-08-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By bigbells
I also tried this, but didn't bother to open a...

I also tried this, but didn't bother to open a boggle solver in another window, and it definitely does not work as described above on my Windows 10 desktop computer with Chrome browser. Here are the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-07-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By bigbells
I'm absolutely positive that bwt1213 was not...

I'm absolutely positive that bwt1213 was not making any such suggestion. His use of the word "you" was in the broad, general sense of the word. The reason for my absolute positivity is simply from...
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 11-30-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 60,700
Posted By bigbells
I won't join a club that would have me as a...

I won't join a club that would have me as a member. - Groucho Marx
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-22-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,608
Posted By bigbells
Lazy lexicographer! :) ...

Lazy lexicographer! :) https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/scarre
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 05-21-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By bigbells
Quite possibly not the problem, but check and...

Quite possibly not the problem, but check and make sure that you're signed in.
Forum: The Boo Yeah Corner 03-20-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 71,642
Posted By bigbells
Lol. Great one, TR! I just got a 12-letter...

Lol. Great one, TR!

I just got a 12-letter longest word that I am proud of despite its modest length. Previous longest word found on the board by the 28 previous players was 9 letters.

LEGERDEMAINS
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 03-19-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,270
Posted By bigbells
No, there's no way. There are a number of...

No, there's no way. There are a number of features that seem to be available but which can't actually be accomplished.
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 02-27-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,824
Posted By bigbells
Talking Ah! Spelled just like it sounds, I see. But, I...

Ah! Spelled just like it sounds, I see.

But, I think whoever did the phonetic spelling on the dictionary site got confused at some point.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-09-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,951
Posted By bigbells
It's because you are intimidated by playing head...

It's because you are intimidated by playing head to head against someone so good. ;)

I only play 5 x 5, and my general rule of thumb is 250 or more words on boards where the longest word has not...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-28-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,607
Posted By bigbells
I don't know why neither of the following is a...

I don't know why neither of the following is a good word:
ableness
ablenesses

My best guess is that they aren't words because their meanings would be identical to the meanings of ability and...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 10-12-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,889
Posted By bigbells
Yes, I should have said that the star is always...

Yes, I should have said that the star is always either within or very close to the line that forms the bell curve.

In that portion of the graph where your picture shows your score and star, it would...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 10-11-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,889
Posted By bigbells
I don't think the vertical position of the star...

I don't think the vertical position of the star has any meaning whatsoever. I believe that the administrator has stated that previously, somewhere. I know for sure that he's said that the horizontal...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 09-19-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,187
Posted By bigbells
Forgive me if this is stating the obvious: When...

Forgive me if this is stating the obvious:

When you see the "do you want to proceed?" box, do you click "yes" and then "continue"? That should free up the keyboard, unless your cursor also gets...
Forum: Other word and puzzle games 09-13-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,702
Posted By bigbells
Spam reported, along with a request that new...

Spam reported, along with a request that new members not be allowed to post until they'd played a number of WordTwist games.
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-01-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,386
Posted By bigbells
One thing that's happened quite a few times: I'll...

One thing that's happened quite a few times: I'll play a board where I have previously found the longest or best scoring word, and then not find the word the 2nd time I play the board. C'est la...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 08-27-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,453
Posted By bigbells
Suggestion to admin to thwart spam

How about making it so that members cannot post in the Forum until they have a total lifetime score of, let's say, 10000 points? Or maybe 100 total games played instead?

That would put an end to...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 08-20-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,856
Posted By bigbells
I'm almost positive there have been instances...

I'm almost positive there have been instances where I've benefited from a slow timer.

That said, every time that I've suspected the timer was slow and actually checked it against another clock, it...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 08-11-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 208,417
Posted By bigbells
Just got a longest word in 5 x 5:...

Just got a longest word in 5 x 5: PREVAILINGNESSES, but PREVAILINGNESS wouldn't take. It's doubtful to me that there's any sound reason for one being included but not the other.... just one o dem...
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 08-03-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 129,538
Posted By bigbells
Ah, yes. I was expressing my doubt as well, but...

Ah, yes. I was expressing my doubt as well, but the fact that it's a misspelling even if the unlikely word exists skipped right by me.

Not the first time I've had one of these...
Forum: Wordtwist.org Rules and Scoring 08-03-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,799
Posted By bigbells
AVERAGER is worth 14 points AVERAGERS is worth 8...

AVERAGER is worth 14 points
AVERAGERS is worth 8 points
Forum: FAQs and Help Area 08-03-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 129,538
Posted By bigbells
That's the first word of 25 letters that anyone...

That's the first word of 25 letters that anyone has gotten, to the best of my knowledge.
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