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ayesha555

Apr. 14, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) its a nice game bcz its a challenge for us as the time is limited and it also help us to increase our vocabulary.i some times find it hard to guess the words bcz im not gud in english but its fun and super game keep it up;)

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del4710757

Jan. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) PART TWO By my book the best you can achieve in one round is about 45000. So if you were very good you might average 40000. So 40000 x 15 = 600000. What about the bonus levels. My best score is 66000 on one. So lets give an average of 50000 which I think is too high. However 50000 x 7 = 350000. So a grand total of 950000 doubled equals 1900000 (1.9m). But in every game you will get words that have 3 or 4 solutions. That is it ends in -ive so it could be give hive dive jive live for example. You will have to get a hint or guess at least 2 or 3 times on average. So you can probably discount 50000 for those. Again with the bonus round the words get longer so take more time to type and of course letters are missing so I reckon thats another 50000 off. So that leaves 1.8m.

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del4710757

Jan. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) PART ONE I have probably wasted a month of my life on this game and played more than 200 games. My highest ranking is about 242 and yet I have been able to get 45 words in a row in less than 3 guesses. Mainly using hints and luck rather than any cleverness. I have also got through 15 levels without using hints. I am a native English speaker. I am a touch typist. I have a Masters Degree. So why cannot I acheive a higher ranking.

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Zaodai

Mar. 3, 2010

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WilliamM83

Sep. 2, 2012

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DaKingOf

Jul. 25, 2011

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ktesedale

Jan. 14, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Cute game, though like all word games, my horrible spelling makes it harder. ;)

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moidoka

Jan. 7, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) @labridi: Although you can submit practically any English word, all the Mystery Words you need to solve are handpicked and shouldn't include any distinctly British or American words. Some words, like 'cipher/cypher', may have alternative spellings though. @wisygig: The game uses ENABLE wordlist to validate the words player submits, but the Mystery Words are handpicked (about 5,000 of them). @GameKultist: We salute you! ;)

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ladridi

Jan. 6, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Problem--you can't clear certain letters, only the last letter or all of them; this makes for slower guessing. As for the vocabulary, some of the accepted words are "British". The game accepted punty, cosher and cipher. None of these are common in "American" English. That isn't a criticism, but it does make it more difficult for some of us.

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ladridi

Jan. 6, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Some of the words are a joke.

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wisygig

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Nice game, however, the levels are in the wrong order. Since you have to submit an actual word, having a letter revealed actually limits the amount of information you can obtain, at least for a human player. As an aside, it'd be nice to know what word list the developers are using.

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Gaminic

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Would love to see a "don't use same letter twice" change, to be honest.

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Zorts

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) 2/5 not regular english user thats why.

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moidoka

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Good news everyone! The mystery word dictionary is now updated. No more old English or byzantine vocabulary to suffer. @Kyriva: use the "X"-button on top left corner to pause the game at any time.

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LobsterMobster

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) I love word games but it uses such byzantine vocabulary it's a bit unreasonable to expect anyone to get through it without guessing.

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Kyriva

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Good game, it would be better with a break between levels though. An in level pause would be silly, but letting players choose when to start the next level (don't show them the letters yet) would be good.

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NetMonster

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Some of the words seem to be Middle English according to online dictionaries. Shouldn't all the words be modern english? After all, nobody says "betwixt" any more...

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fiets55

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) at later levels the time limit is too short in my opinion, making us need to just ramble in words instead of actually deducing them with the hints given. I like to try and think of the possibilities with the given options, but as you give me ni time for that it becomes more luckbased now, pity. btw, nonnativespeaker here, and i enjoy it

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showtime100

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) it's hard when your english isn't your native language but i do like the concept

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Solasis

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) So, I love it, but the word-entry system is anti-intuitive; I feel like I should type "fire" not "ire". 4/5.

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moidoka

Jan. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Hi all, thanks for the feedback! We'll work on the dictionary. However, a big part of the wordspecting challenge is (and will be) figuring out some of the more obscure mystery words just by narrowing down the possible letters. Think of it like cracking a code, where the meaning of the word is irrelevant.

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hahahoho

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Yeah, I use the word 'skuas' just about every day. 1/5

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Ange_De_Mort

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) one of the harder word games i've seen kinda reminds me of hangman but you dont have the whole alphabet

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munhoziii

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) this game is bull even for native speakers..

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MaistlinRajere

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Woot, another awesome word game, as usual withnew word games like this, the dictionary needs to be edited. For you non-native english speakers who complain that it is to hard for you, DON'T PLAY IT! But for the love of God, don't down-rate it because of that. This is the reason so many good word games have such crappy ratings!

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dtpy

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) finished that and got 6th rank. not a native speaker, so lots of guessing was involved.

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Jugglinguy

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Great game, but some of the words are really ridiculous (and this is coming from a person in america :P). Anyways to anyone complaining that it's hard for non native people to play.. well that's the nature of a word game. You can't rate a game lowly because the game sticks to one language, as it should

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ArcanRed

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) You might want to go through some of the words again. Recently, the work I had to guess was "kikes", which is an anti-semetic slur. So, yeah...

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wisemage

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) giving you letters in the middle or end of the word makes this extremely difficult even for a native english speaker.

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echowraith

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) okay well... not many

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echowraith

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) wtf is a "krona"?! *checks* a silver and cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Sweden, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr. How was I ever supposed to be able to guess that? There aren't even english words that start with "K"!

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avatar for OneLeggedRhino
OneLeggedRhino

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Not having all the letters available is annoying. There are lots of words I want to try but can't.

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scrapcat

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) good fun educational game. I need it because my vocabulary sucks.

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Waterystar

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Pretty good word game. I like being able to retry the previous level as many times as I want.

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wisemage

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) so basically this is like the TV show called Lingo except you start at 4 and get bigger?

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cuellado

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Buggy. After pressing backspace a couple of times, I can't input letters

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RattusAmicus

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) grandfoosier: you can reuse letters, right? Just use the e as many times you need.

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mattiswaldo

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) After level 5 I started finding words I didn't know

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grandfoosier

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) had a puzzle where the solution required two Es, but only one was available

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Gissa

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) The game is made by finnish people, they are not native english speakers either. :)

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Bodewes

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Kinda hard for non-navite english speakers. (We Dutch also recognize 'lingo' in this game) Add support for other languages?

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momento

Jan. 15, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) thanks!

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givsaro

Jan. 14, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Excellent Game!!!

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Kactus04

Jan. 14, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Please. Paua is totally a word and I should be allowed to guess it. I suck at the ones where they give you a letter because I can think of hardly anything to guess. I agree with wisygig.

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ThorMcBalbo

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Why figa is an illigal word? in italian means pussy..!!!

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ThorMcBalbo

Jan. 4, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) too difficult for non native english speaker 0/5

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TobMobDoBedo

Jan. 4, 2010

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del4710757

Jan. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) PART THREE I even went through the exercise of quiting each level when my score was not up to scratch and ended up with about 800000 which of course is not doubled but that would be 1.6m if you had a lot of luck. Like I made for myself. So A) It would be impossible to get above 5 million but 3 people have top scores above 5 million. B) It is very very difficult to get above 2 million in my view but possible if you get a lot of luck over 15 rounds Or were a scrabble champion or the like who could touch type at 60 wpm and think at 500 wpm.. C) Maybe I am just too slow or more stupid than I think, but I reckon there must be a cheat there somewhere but I can't work it out. But what do other people think? Other than that a very good game, obviously some of the words stink but thats to be expected.

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WunderfulWombat

Jan. 22, 2010

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moodizz

Sep. 19, 2011

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