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  1. You should get at least 1 vowel after playing a word

    I feel the game constantly avoids giving vowels just so you spend money on more bombs via IAP. All other word games are balanced but this is so blatant in trying to rip you off, the game just isn't fun.

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      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      The draw is completely random (except for the first turn where we make sure players get a draw with a couple of vowels) The letter counts are available on the feedback knowledgebase.

    • How about using other dictionaries which would cover more words.

      Some words are not valid, although others from those countries are allowed.

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        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        We have not had many words reported that are not in the list. We do get plenty of complaints about the words that are in the list.

        We try to closely match the Merriam-Webster’s Scrabble dictionary (link to it is below).

        This is the link for Scrabble’s official list (They have access to an official Merriam-Websters Scrabble dictionary for definitions):

        http://www.hasbro.com/scrabble/en_US/search.cfm

        We started with a standard word list for validation called ENABLE2k that is often used for word games and word game tournaments. People and Chumbots use the exact same list..except some of the easier Chumbots can’t use parts of the list. It’s used by quite a few games and you can search google on it if interested. However it only has words and not definitions. We look definitions up via a service called Wordnik.com which does not have definitions for all the words on the Enable2k list. In an…

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          3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          We try to closely match the Merriam-Webster’s Scrabble dictionary (link to it is below).

          The short answer is if you see a valid word played that is not found in the Websters Official Scrabble dictionary we will remove the word and we will give you 3,000 coins for finding it. You just need to verify it is not in the Scrabble list before sending it in.

          This is the link for Scrabble’s official list (They have access to an official Merriam-Websters Scrabble dictionary for definitions):
          http://www.hasbro.com/scrabble/en_US/search.cfm

          We started with a standard word list for validation called ENABLE2k that is often used for word games and word game tournaments. People and Chumbots use the exact same list..except some of the easier Chumbots can’t use parts of the list. It’s used by quite a few games and you can search google on it if interested. However it only has words and not…

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            • Would not let me have mega. It is a word.

              Was trying to make a word with the a at the end of "meg" and dint light up green but when I added o in front for omega it lit up. Mega is a word in all my dictionary apps.

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                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Going out first is one of the key strategies to winning a close game. We use pretty much the same end game rules as the popular board game. There more details on this on the Help in game. Be sure to check out the Strategy tab. I put the summary below. Thanks!

                  The game ends when one player plays all their letters and there are no letters left to draw or when players pass for 3 consecutive turns. The player who plays all of their letters receives all the points left in their opponent’s letters and those same points are subtracted from the opponents score. This effectively gives the player making the last play double the points left in their opponent’s hand.

                  If the score is tied after the letter adjustment then the player who made the final word and used all their tiles gets one tie-breaker bonus point.

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Every player draws their own 7 letters from the initial pile and redraws to 7 every play until someone plays and cannot draw more. Like in Scrabble you are not supposed to see your opponents letters.

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                        All letters of the alphabet are in the letter pile. There is an article in the knowledge base that shows how many of each letter you will see in any one game.

                      • Why isn't jade an accepted word?

                        Jade is a mineral and a legitimate word.

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                            The letter draw is always completly random except for in tthe first turn of the first game you play. In that one we make sure you have both vowels and consonants. Of course you will always get more of the letters with high letter count such as E, R and A. That count is on the feedback site.

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                              • 14 votes
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                                • word chums for android use .

                                  Please please please

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                                    • Hint word should be the best word!

                                      If I use a hint, why would it not give me the best possible word?

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                                        The hint does get better if you find some good words first. Its points are always better than what you’ve already found. Often if you find a word that turn the point badge green then the hint can be the best word. We also found that some pretty weird words (words that we’ve never heard before) are often the best word so often its incredibly difficult to find the best word. We try to balance points and words that are not totally obscure.

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