Word Chums

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  3. Twitter

    Can you post the same thing you post on Twitter on Facebook? I don't have Twitter and don't get a chance to see all the messages ad contest. I really don't want a Twitter account to keep up with Word Chums.

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  4. 86 votes
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  5. A screen to make a poem with the words that are in play

    I was looking at all the words trying to link them together in a way that made sense. Instead it sounded more like Shakespeare, but it was fun and funny.

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  9. 29 votes
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    We will always review the AI (Artifical intelligence) of the Chumbots. We have made more changes over time to the non-genius chums to limit their vocabulary. At this point we have not limited the Genius level very much. They play big because they can play from most of the 180,000 word list. An average person knows 10,000-20,000 words. They will only pass if they can’t make a word. They don’t do Swaps or Bombs so they can get stuck at times with no words to play.

    Every game starts with the same 98 letters. (There is a list of the letter counts on the knowledge base). Chumbots and players randomly draw from the same pool of letters. It seems like they get the best letters because they can often make big words with whatever they have because they have so many words to choose from.

    Martin especially can play some…

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  12. 4 votes
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  13. 3 votes
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  14. 14 votes
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    We do try to keep the dictionary in line with the Collins and Webster’s scrabble dictionaries.

    Quey and Queys are currently valid words on our list. This usually occurs when other words are being formed at the same time that are not valid or there could be a stray tile on the board.

    Full word list details:
    We added the definitions as a bonus feature to provide many definitions for the curious. However there are very few sources we can access easily and legally from the app. Currently our definition source is Wordnik.com but its not connected to the validation list.

    For word validation 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-2/en_US/search.cfm

    The link above does not always let you search all forms…

  15. Move/Change color of 'Play' button.

    Many times I end up hitting 'play' instead or the 'return to rack' button just because they are both green and have arrows on it?

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  17. 22 votes
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  18. Should not be charged for a HINT if there are no words to be made!!

    Don't charge for a hint if there are no words to be hinted!!

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  19. 15 votes
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  20. We shouldn't lose a hint if no word is found!!

    Currently if a game is close and I click hint, and no word is found I lose the hint...you shouldn't lose a hint if there wasn't one given!!

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