I finally moved up in the rankings to 131, up seventy, better still not great. Nice work yesturday Lawyer
Aye, from that last puzzle, I cannot believe I missed torc and nonreader. I looked at some other lists. I really think I could do better if I just put a little umph into it.
i don't like this one either
Blast, it won't take 'swater'. I could be trying to stretch it though.
The Divine Miss
At 12:18 am mulhermujer said...
Blast, it won't take 'swater'. I could be trying to stretch it though.
ahh...but add another letter and you have yourself a 7!
I already got the one with 's' on the end instead. But I'll look for that 7. Thanks!!
anyone got higher than a 7?
51 words, one 7, nothing higher yet.
45 words 2-7 letter words (2nd time to ever play :o)
*wow* if how did i drop in teh rankings so much if i only missed 1 game? lol
*OH WELL* ;)
hope ya'll had a good 4th of july.. im going ot go set off fire works in the front lawn now..
have fun with this puzzle ;)
I'm sure your neighbors will love you for it, z0ook. Be sure to aim some at their trees, 'cause they especially like that.
Took me long enough, but I got the 7. I got a lot of other words in the mean time.
60 words, 4.40, 587. I'm outtie. Have fun y'all.
71//752 -- only 2 7s found so far
68 / 4.54 / 735
2 7's, 5 6's...
hate not knowing if this is good or crappy! :)
48, 4.52, 530 (2nd time to play)
119 words 4.60 1339
There is a seven that when plurarlized becomes the magical 8
clue for the 8?
ahh...i wonder if it's my missing 7 :)
must be...can't pluralize my 7's
musical term then again I'm a band director and I have a couple of degrees in music
it's part of an opera
I used J three times
one of the words with J is worth 48
Oh - thats a lovely 8 :)
evening all didnt' even try with the last one that one sucked! will play in morning when kid gets me up..tired...night
hmm...i dont' think i'll be able to figure out an opera word! :(
hmm...i've been googling "parts of an opera" :) i have a 4 and a 5 letter opera word...i wonder if that has something to do with the 8?
93 / 459 / 1020
i give up!
yes the 4 and 5 are related to the 8, but the eight is smaller,hint,hint
Morning all :) Wahhoooo I have moved into the Top Ten in the Rankings :o :O *hands around drinks*
Oopsy remeber a bit of Modesty Sue ;) lol AND see an 8 WHICH has nothing to do with an Opera CAN THE DAY GET ANY BETTER?? ;)
JESSSSSSSSSSSS ?? LMAO!!
ohhhh my - I just put a word in thinking how lovely it would be if it really was a word, not even thinking that it would be accepted and it was *faints* and it was 8 letters!
and its an 8 for 75, by the way ;)
Hello Sue......dont push ma buttons blondie :p
Any clues on these big-scoring words? ;oP
('cuz I'm getting nowhere with the opera hint)
jemper - what's a verrrry common word in xword puzzles? Then pluralize it (is that a real word?), then minimize it, then pluralize it, again.... whew - it's exhausting work, but worth about 80 points.
Sounds like a great clue! Unfortunately, that's not going to help me. I avoid xword puzzles like the plague...may have to ask my SIL (who's a xword afficianado).
Well, I got a fish word. But it's more polish than piscine...
If I got a point for each time the puzzle tells me "that wasn't a valid word" I think I would be over the top with points today :P
OK, found the 8-lttr word that Bulldog gave a hint for. Now, if only I could figure out that 48-pt J word!
Christine ~ Got 'em, thanks! ;)
Gotta love taking a break...found that 48-ptr. Only 60 words though, more to find!
Atalante ~ I'm doing the math on your 75-pt 9-lttr word and I'm not seeing how that's happening on this board?
does the 48 J start with j or have j in it??
(oops - make that 8-lttr)
The 48-ptr has J in it...
Nevermind, just figured out the math. *blush*
Atalante ~ Is your 8 ptr word obscure, and/or a compound word?
8 ltr (sorry for all the typos)
he he - the 75 pt one is two words joined together. rather animal-y.
I just got a 6 ltr word with j at the end that I can't find at dictionary.com :? It's worth 48 points, whatever it means :P
Yup! There is a definition on Webster.com, if you're curious (I was).
This word is gonna be like that one a few puzzles back...seedeater, I think?
Or germfree. *grin*
yeah ... its definitely along those lines .... I was actually almost joking when I typed it in just cos I thought it sounded nice
I'm sure that'll come up a lot in conversation .... LOL!!!
Does it include the letter J, or is my math off (again)?
your maths is off again :P
Nevermind! Yes, my math was off (at least I was looking at the wrong tile combo). Jeez, I should've got that right away considering the pets I own!
he he - good word isn't it!
So there's no 'j'?
I figured that for a 75-point 8, there must be 15 points in the word. So either it has the J for 8 points, plus 7 1-point letters, or else it has both Cs (3 pts each), one of the 4s (H or W), and five 1-point letters. I can't see any other way...
Very nice! Looks like Bulldog found 3 7's, but I'm guessing this combo wasn't one of them since he only listed 1 8-lttr. So, I'm thinking at least 4 7's & 2 8's...
You're on the right track, Kakuna (no J in the 75-ptr).
Ive got 3 x 7's. a 28, 36 and a 40.
Oh... got it at last! How obvious now I see it... and what a nice word :-) Thanks :-)
I have two 8s now, and four 7s, two of which are closely related to the 8s.
Yup! Gotta find the other 2 7's, thanks to granadan's stats (thanks!).
I've got 4 7s and 2 8s ...
well, two are the same apart from one letter. thanks for tips - i got the 75!
granadan ~ You're welcome! I have a good idea what letters are different between your two 7's...now I just gotta figure out the rest of the word.
Now, WHY won't it take carseat?
I knew I shouldn't've started this bloomin' puzzle.... I have only 4-7s and the 'pretty 8' word... I came back because I saw the fish, on my printout, now I've been stuck here for 15 minutes.... grrrr I want to get back to my book... one bird, no animals and I'm feelin' a little stoopid, this mornin'.... just can't understand any of the clues - sigh -
I was really frustrated with them at first, but stick with it! It helped me greatly to figure out which tiles were involved based on point totals....
2 birds :P
car seat is two words.
It's time for me to get serious for a moment. In an effort to make it easier for Senator Kearry to narrow the field of potential vice-presidential candidates, I am, as of today, officially withdrawing my name for consideration as his running mates. I know that my announcement will probably hurt his chances with the Babble crowd, but I must do what I must do.
Lawyer ~ On behalf of all the other true believers, thank you for your bold sacrifice!
I'm done for the night!
71 words / 4.54 / 825
(Gonna come back and hunt for those 2 7's in the morning!)
it wont take taser...isnt that a real word though?
100 words 4.80 1366
TASER is a registered trademark and therefore not acceptable here.
47 words 447 pts, I´m swedish without a dictionay, quite ok? /Banny
Banny - blooming marvellous! Im english, not resorted to dictionary yet, but not doing any better than you!
lawye - I agree it'll hurt his chances, but.... for my part, I find my knee surgery precludes my accepting a spot on the Lakers team.. resulting in this years loss. But, Dear One, we can do no more than our best, so I'm sticking with Babble.
Thanks, I jump in here when I have breaks at work, but maybe I´m spending a bit too much time here. just discovered this site last week, will be up on the ranking tomorrow =)
I'm all in favor of the Lakers having someone named Christine as a member!
Perhaps, since we've lost Phil Thingy, I could coach.... oops, spelled it COUCH....
it took taser for me 2 puzzles ago! but not last time or this time.
Hmmm Atalante...two birds...none here yet, but I do have the fish. Must hunt for the birds.
85/ 4.62/ 1038
missing a bird i think. i have a bird, and a "bird word"...so close...i have all the clued words, but still only 96 words
67 words. going off in a huff for a while! <grins>
I have the birs word, but no birds...that I know of...LOL.
Only got one words starting with j, the one for 48 with the j at the end is eluding me, but what is the third j word....any hints???
My score was low yesterday cause I was out most of the day for 4th of July Celebrations. Will try to make up for it today.
Anybody have the stats? I hate playing without the stats.
i'm walking away...I SO wanted to get to 100, but I cannot waste any more of my husband's day off. :)
98 / 4.65 / 1209
The word ending in "j" is not in the babble dictionary....another example of babble welfare. For a clue, try India. The 3rd 'j' .... think money.
anals is not the plural of anal?
Would it be asses?
"anal" is an adjective.
I was thinking of anus which of course is not in this puzzle.
Thanks Q !
I have been trying the india angle...so will keep at it...and thanks for the cash clue...should b a great help..thanks lawyer-1
Only have one j word. Unfortunately, the clues for the other j words are not helping me. Will keep trying tho.
how many 8's are there?
I hace 2 8's
Only have one 7 letter word. nothing higher :(
By typing 'hace' instead of 'have', I have given you the secret to my high scores. Many of my words are the results of typing mistakes. Go figure!
I'm calling it a day at 127 words 4.65 1547. I have 2 8's and 5 7's and can't see anymore. Have fun!
hmmmmm...Baby has 2 more words than I do. Nice going!
Woot! Got to 100 words!! But I still can't find the third J - the cash one?
Don't worry, Atalante, it's worth only 1.2 cents.
God...these j's are really bugging me...on 94, but can't see how I'll get to 100, never mind the heady heights ot lawyer-1 and baby...where the bloody hel are an extra 30 odd words hiding???? LOL
ohhhh American money stuff - I give up now then :)
there's another 8 letter word, btw
General V ...you are such a tease ...;)
i know :)
wait no there isn't i fort u only had one oops
LOL...for that you have to give us a clue for the six letter j word LOL!!!
Finally...100/ 4.63/ 1190 ....still need the fifth 7 letter word and those blasted j words.... off work today so time to babble properly, but kinda wish it had been a bigger scoring grid!!
Not a good game for me. Only 60 words. Only one 7 letter one. :(
hello all! not sure about this one. I dreed looking on the rankings!!!
103 / 4.67 / 1276
I'm sure there are no more words ... anyone that has more words than that must be dreaming :P
Pease wake me when my dream is over.
Can I borrow your sandman!
any hints for the second 8? i have the opera one already.
start with a c, maraca - its a furry thing !
it won't take carseat
The rules say only words in the Scrabble Players Dictionary will be accepted. These people play some weird form of Scrabble...
OK, I'm at 72 words, 4.46, 736. Not great but OK.. Its take me 37 minutes to get the last four. So I think I'm done. I've have only one 7 word. I have three 'E's, one 'I' 'J' 'L' 'O' words, and two 'RH' words. Good luck everyone!
OK, I haven't found all the 7's yet...any more clues?
I can only find two 'e' words, and I only have 65 words, but I have 762 points.
It's 2 am here and time I went to bed! There's more time to spend on tomorrows.
frodo ~ I know! Apparently car seat is 2 words...
One can tell who the moms are, here. ;)
Won't take Aries???
Oh poo... took a loooong nap, and thought I'd come back refreshed -- not!
2-8s, 5-7s, 2 birds, a fish a furry thing, a nice smell and dinner - I'm going back to my book. Can't use the 'India' clue, or the 1.5ct clue... I'll check with you tomorrow for the answers.
Woohoo -- found the undefined 'India' word -- guess I won't leave, just yet.
It's 1.2 cents.
124 words 4.65 1482
how's everybody doing at the puzzle?
Y is no one posting stats anymore?
Bulldog....if you will check earlier messages, you will see that baby#3 has a higher score.
I know but I'm doing my best to ignore it!!
Then why ask for stats just to ignore them?
I didn't mean those stats, silly. I meant the grid and the possible number of words formed from each square in the grid, those stats were very helpful.
sorry for the confusion
I wish I had enough programing knowledge to create my own cheating program, as it is I must work hard at this.
127 words 4.68 1566
well, bull, you have more words than I do.
Anyone wanna give up some more clues?? I am doing horrible this round... :(
Yeah maybe, but I've had more words than you in the past and you always get more points.
For that, bull, I shall not apologize. Now, if you will all excuse me, I will try to get some shuteye as visions of babble grids dance thru my mind.
nine words begin with se
unless someone posts a higher score I am going to assume I have found all the words
129 words 4.68 1586
Well, don't look at me. Feh.
bulldog - Before your 'se' clue, I had only three 'se's. Now I have six.
Those other three are totally eluding me. Thanks for the clue. Got me three more.
9 words starting with SE? Hmm. 6 found so far....
16 h words
Never did find that J word that's related to money somehow....
21 a words
19 c words
I'm done for the evening. 76 words, 4.46, 768. I've got three birds, but that's 'cause one of them is a plural. Didn't find any fish, and I'm totally curious as to the India word. 'Nites.
crazy word with J starts with s
Bah! Not having a whole lot of luck today ...
84 words / 4.54 / 948
Broke my streak of breaking 1,000 points. C'est la vie.