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    UNSCRAMBLE THAT WORD!

    Here's a game designed to provide your brain with some light exercise.

    You are presented with a scrambled word, along with a hint. Unscramble the word and give a scrambled word and a hint to the next player. You can give two or more words, but we'll keep it simple to begin with, thus:


    GASPULER

    (Hint: in case you don't like Lawrence Welk )

    Update, 6-9-2010: This game has developed in several ways since it started. For one thing, a scramble usually contains several words now. And it is mandatory that each word of the scramble have the same number of letters as the corresponding word of the solution. If there is punctuation, it must be included in the scramble, too, and in the same place as in the solution. For example, LET'S BOOGIE could be scrambled as OIL'T EOBESG but not as IO GOT L'S BEE.

    Last edited by Nymtoc; 06-10-2010 at 05:49 AM. Reason: The game has developed since it started.

    ἁμαρτία--in English "hamartia"--is Aristotle's word for the fatal flaw that leads to a hero's downfall. It entails enormous narcissism and grandiosity, along with a determination to defeat and disgrace all enemies (and perceived enemies) and be recognized as the greatest person in the world. Sound like anyone you know?

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    New word: PLSESTA

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    Yeah, I know Ted, but Vernie is hawt nice.

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    Everybody loves Lavern.

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    I blurves me some Vernie.

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    Damn, Haggis...Vernie would be upset, and nobody wants to see that.
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    I have a secret, platonic crush on Lavern

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    I love you, Lavern. That is all.


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    “Stories are the wildest things of all, the monster rumbled. Stories chase and bite and hunt."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    Yeah, I know Ted, but Vernie is hawt nice.

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    Everybody loves Lavern.

    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    I blurves me some Vernie.

    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    Damn, Haggis...Vernie would be upset, and nobody wants to see that.
    Quote Originally Posted by Lillian_Blaire View Post
    I have a secret, platonic crush on Lavern

    Quote Originally Posted by Mclesh View Post
    I love you, Lavern. That is all.


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    ἁμαρτία--in English "hamartia"--is Aristotle's word for the fatal flaw that leads to a hero's downfall. It entails enormous narcissism and grandiosity, along with a determination to defeat and disgrace all enemies (and perceived enemies) and be recognized as the greatest person in the world. Sound like anyone you know?

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    ἁμαρτία--in English "hamartia"--is Aristotle's word for the fatal flaw that leads to a hero's downfall. It entails enormous narcissism and grandiosity, along with a determination to defeat and disgrace all enemies (and perceived enemies) and be recognized as the greatest person in the world. Sound like anyone you know?

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    [I]Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.[/I]
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    “Stories are the wildest things of all, the monster rumbled. Stories chase and bite and hunt."
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    "Be kinder than necessary; for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."


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    ἁμαρτία--in English "hamartia"--is Aristotle's word for the fatal flaw that leads to a hero's downfall. It entails enormous narcissism and grandiosity, along with a determination to defeat and disgrace all enemies (and perceived enemies) and be recognized as the greatest person in the world. Sound like anyone you know?

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