Stories tagged “scrabble”

  • No blanks for 18 games

    In Scrabble, the blank is the most valuable tile. It greatly increases the chances of using all your tiles in a single turn. This is called a bingo and is worth a 50-point bonus. There I sat on the third day in a warm hotel ballroom in Albany, in the d...

    • Author: Cesitar
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Void

    Losing is always tough; I should know, as I am the archetype of the un-win. My pedigree is finite, my refinement impressive – indeed, I am the eternal recipient of the good sportsmanship award. Susan Lucci and I would make an impressive pedigree. Odd...

  • Games in the Park

    Mothers walked along the Autumn paths of the park, their children like kites navigating a tempest. All of them unaware of the possibilities within their lives. Wrapped in a blanket of my own misery, I was too aware of life as I played games with Death....

  • The Challenge of the Tiles

    Tiles marching across the board, they line up in regimented form. Corner to corner, each rides its individual square with precision. Studying the tiles in my tray, I await your next play … willing you to add that vital letter … setting me up for th...

    • Author: Miz Em
    • Posted over 5 years ago.