SnoutCast #16: “Wordplay”

Spelling counts.


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00:00 – no teaser this week. maybe teaser next week
01:12 – many pop culture references are lost on DeeAnn
01:37 – This Week: Word Games
02:26 – Upwords > Scrabble ?
03:50 – DeeAnn and Boggle do not get along
04:30 – how is a word game like another word game?
05:51 – Perhaps we should not compare Quiddler to rummy. Or cribbage
06:32 – …or talk about people’s grandmas.
07:35 – Anyway. Back to Quiddler.
10:05 – generalizing words to other patterns, sets, and sequences
11:34 – (we still haven’t found that article about games vs. puzzles)
13:20 – a different kind of word game: Apples to Apples
14:21 – Scrabble as a math problem
17:38 – let’s talk about Bananagrams
22:15 – taking advantage of the dictionary
23:12 – Listener Mail: how do you play board games with cats around?
24:44 – how to distract cats, children, friends, or dogs
27:32 – how to distract DeeAnn
29:05 – Next Week: Codes and Puzzle Hunts
30:08 – Upcoming Events: Shinteki Decathlon 6
31:42 – The End

Music: instrumentals from “Code Monkey” and “My Monkey” by Jonathan Coulton; excerpt from “The Girl from Ipanema” by Jesse Bennett

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CKL DeeAnn

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