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You prefer a more traditional way playing with words? Get useful and interesting information on board games with words.

Our Happy Holidays Raffle Winner: a letter carrier’s way with words

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Even though Christmas time has passed now, we are happy to be giving presents to select readers of our site. At word-grabber’s Happy Holidays Raffle you had the chance to win a Scrabble Deluxe Edition as well as other things. Read how our first prize winner Jeff Kelley, a passionate Scrabble player, didn’t really get first prize – but was lucky after all.

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Scrabble for Kids – Scrabble Junior and more

Scrabble for Kids

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Scrabble is the ideal way to learn and play with letters. Read the following three game reviews and choose the right one for your kid.

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Chutney for 15 Points – Scrabble in India

Chutney Scrabble India

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Scrabble in India is about increasing numbers of players, associations, tournaments and even about hosting the worldwide championship in 2007. Time to have a look to the new trend of the subcontinent.

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Scrabble Champions Tournament 2013

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From 4th to 8th December the 12th international Scrabble Champions Tournament took place in Prague. Among 110 players, who came from all over the world, three-times-winner Nigel Richards won the first price and took $10.000 as prize-money with him.

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Scrabble Twists and Turns Review

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There are many Scrabble versions out there, one of the most recent once is Scrabble Twists and Turns. It seems younger, more modern and a bit more creative. Read about our experience with it in this article.

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Wordplay Movie Review

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Are you a word geek? Have you ever fumbled through the Sunday New York Times, pen in hand, for the crossword puzzle? If so, Wordplay is for you.

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Cheating at Scrabble

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It is as old as gaming itself. Many might have thought about it in desperate situations in gaming, whether they should or they should not pick this unfair method to fool their opponents. Cheating is always used, when a player has a problem, that he can´t solve with his own abilities.

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How much does luck affect a typical Scrabble game?

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Diehard Scrabble players know that it’s not enough to have inexhaustible vocabulary to win a game, but to have at least as much luck on your side. To what extend these two aspects influence a game, shows a study of a professor in Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, Andrew C. Thomas.

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How to make a word with these letters

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This article contains some great basic tips on how to make a word with these letters in words games like Scrabble or Words With Friends. Use these strategies to win a lot more games and impress your opponent.

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Acceptable Scrabble words

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There is often confusion about whether a word is an acceptable Scrabble word or not. Abbreviations and proper count are normally not accepted, but did you know the exceptions?

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