DoubleLetterScore

Double Letter Score – tricky pairs (AA, HH, II, KK, UU, VV, WW, YY)

Double Letter 7s                              Double Letters 8s

Lay Your Life on the (Scrabble) Line from the other Kingdoms of Life:

Bacteria                         Fungi                         Protists

Foreign Intelligence acceptable foreign words

unusual letter / sound patterns =  tricky alphagrams to anagram

French 7s                                        French 8s

Latin 7s                              Latin 8s

Greek                     Italian                    Spanish                   Yiddish

Other 7s          A to E          F to J          K to O          P to T          U to Z

Other 8s          A to E          F to J          K to O          P to T          U to Z

Down to a Science lay 'em down on your board about natural science:

Physics 7s                                   Physics 8s

Earth Science 7s                              Earth Science 8s

Chemistry 7s                         Chemistry 8s

Life Science 7s          Life Science 8s

Body Language wide body of info on the body, conditions, diseases

Body 7s                                        Body 8s

What a Surprise! x 2   1. memorable definition pairs    2. switchable front / back

Memorable 7s                                             Memorable 8s

Switchable 7s                                   Switchable 8s

thrOw In thE vOwEl – don't throw in the towel with vOwEl-hEAvy racks

vOwEl 7s                                        vOwEl 8s

SSSSSSSticky Bingos can't drop last letters (-S, -D, -R, -E, -N, -X)

Sticky 7s                                   Sticky 8s

To BE- or not to BE- – Meseems, archaic words couldest bethump!

Archaic 7s                                   Archaic 8s

Frankenword – frightening creations concocted from parts of words

Frankenword 7s                              Frankenword 8s

Super -S – unusual back -S hooks (INGS nouns & others)

Super -S 7s                                   Super -S 8s

Capital Offense – though usually capitalized, other meanings = okay

Capital 7s                                   Capital 8s

CAUTION! – avoid pitfalls of invalid parts of speech

A to M                                                  N to Z

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G B-ingoes  alternate spellings = challenge-safe plays

A to E          F to J          K to O          P to T          U to Z

A p-ERson Who...     ...people (or things) that do something; ends with:

-ER 7s     -ER 8s               -OR 7s     -OR 8s               -R 7s     -R 8s

Fun, Funner, Funnest comparative -ER superlative -EST adjectives

Comparative 7s                                  Comparative 8s

Superlative 7s                                  Superlative 8s

Freedom of Speech – enjoy freedom to play unusual parts of speech

A to E          F to J          K to O          P to T          U to Z

Living with Irregularity...   ...thrive in the way irregular plurals formed

A to E          F to J          K to O          P to T          U to Z

No Holds Barred – wrestle alphagrams on objects that hold something

Hold 7s                                        Hold 8s

Think Different-LY – play -LY adverbs rightly and expertly

-LY Adverbs 7s                                   -LY Adverbs 8s

Believe it or Not –  get into spirit of the game with belief, religion, philosophy

Belief 7s                                   Belief 8s

XCSSV CNSNNTS? – RaCK WiTH eXCeSSiVe CoNSoNaNTS? HMMM...

CoNSoNaNTS 7s                              CoNSoNaNTS 8s

Plant a Seed...   ...in your mind about the Plant Kingdom:

Conifers 7s                                        Conifers 8s

Flowers 7s                                Flowers 8s

Mosses / Worts           Ferns

Creature Comforts get a comfortable lead from the Animal Kingdom:

Birds 7s                                                                 Birds 8s

Fish 7s                                                  Fish 8s

Mammals 7s                                   Mammals 8s

Invertebrates 7s                    Invertebrates 8s

Amphibians     Reptiles

UN-aware – be aware, learn UN- bingos – UNLEARN = UNWISDOM

UN- 7s                                        UN- 8s

Compound Interest 2-word compound words (not prefixes / suffixes)

AIR-          BACK-          BLUE-          DAY-          DOWN-  

EYE-          FIRE-          FLY-          FOOT-          HAND-  

HEAD-          RED-          SEA-          SUN-          WORK-

–   –   –   –  –   –   –

-BACK          -BALL          -BOAT          -DOWN          -HEAD

-LINE          -MAN          -ROOM          -TIME          -WARE

-WAY           -WEED            -WOOD          -WORK  

I've Got a Good Feeling – good plays from good feelings & behavior

Good 7s                                        Good 8s

I've Got a Bad Feeling – more good plays from bad feelings & behavior

Bad 7s                                        Bad 8s

Right on the Money – cash in with currency, finance, business bingos

Money 7s                                        Money 8s

Food for Thought – "Aah!, think of playing worldwide Food & Drink

Food 7s               Food 8s                    Drink 7s               Drink 8s

Mountain of Knowledge scrabble around the geographic world

Geography 7s                              Geography 8s

Fitting Words fit these in your game: clothes, wearables, accessories

Clothing 7s                                        Clothing 8s

Fighting Words – battle opponents with war, weapons, armor bingos

Fighting 7s                                        Fighting 8s

Body

What's Up, Doc?documenting bingos on direction, position in space

Direction 7s                                   Direction 8s

It's About Time! – Isn't it time you learned bingos about time?

Time 7s                                        Time 8s

Learn the Lingo for Your Bingo – learn about education & knowledge

Learning 7s                                   Learning 8s


High-Probability Bingoes

Mnemonic stems & phrases (credit J. Chew, M. Baron, B. Gillis, N. Ballard, K. Matsumoto, et. al.)

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Measure Your Words evaluate measurement, math, quantity bingos

Measurement 7s                         Measurement 8s

Science

With Flying Colors – fly to victory playing bingos on color, light, tone

Color 7s                                        Color 8s

A Moveable Feast feast on movement, idleness, stoppage moves

Movement 7s                              Movement 8s

A1

Like a Ton of Bricks – build your game with building & structure bingos

Buildings 7s                              Buildings 8s

Bingos

A Good Sport – play bingos on sports, games, recreation

Sports 7s                                   Sports 8s

6-letter stem for 7-letter bingos

People Power real, mythic, artificial people – bring power to your game

People 7s                                   People 8s

7-letter stem for 8-letter bingos

A Sound Education – educate yourself on sound, music, noise, quiet

Sound 7s                                   Sound 8s

BillSnoddy

A Play on Words –  word plays on language, grammar, writing

Words 7s                                   Words 8s

Right Tool for the Job – bingos on tools & machines get the job done

Tools 7s                                   Tools 8s

Word Judge know the law, government, civics, politics bingos

Law 7s                                   Law 8s

NewVerson

Get on Board – train transportation & travel bingos to fit on your board

Transport 7s                                   Transport 8s

P-REST-O Bingo! back / front hooks magically increase scores

BACK Hooks

     A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P     Q     R     S     T     U     V     W     X     Y     Z

FRONT Hooks

     A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P     Q     R     S     T     U     V     W     X     Y     Z

No Offense, but...   ...offensive words allowed in Scrabble. Just sayin'...!

Offensive 7s                              Offensive 8s+

A special place for special bingos

Expand your bingo horizons

Thematic – Surprising – Tricky

compiled by Jacob Cohen

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Vowel
SSSSSSSticky
Frankenword
CapitalC
CapitalO
Super
BE
Caution
ForeignIntelligence
Spelling
FUN
Irregularity
Differently
Believe
Silence
Consonants
Plant
Animal
Unaware
GoodFeeling
BadFeeling
Fitting
Food
Time
Learn
Measure
Color
Brick
Sound
People
Sport
Offense
Law
Transport
Presto
Up

Top 1000

by probability

Any Way, Shape, or Form – any shape fits on your board

Shape 7s                                   Shape 8s

Get Off to a Flying Start common prefixes

A-          AB-          AD-         AER-          AN-          ANTI-  

AUTO-          BI-          CO-          COM-          CON-           DE-

DI-          DIS-       EM-          EN-          EX-          IM-          IN-

ISO-          MID-          MIS-          MONO-          NON-         OUT-

OVER-          POST-          PRE-          PRO-          SEMI-          SUB-

SYN-          TELE-          TRI-          UNDER-          UNI-          UP-

All's Well That Ends Well common suffixes

-ABLE          -AL          -ANCE          -ANT          -ATE          -DOM

-EE          -EN          -ENCE          -FUL          -IBLE          -IC

-IFY          -IOUS          -ISE          -ISH          -ISM          -IST

-ITY          -IVE          -IZE          -LESS          -LIKE          -MENT

    -NESS          -OID          -OUS          -SHIP          -SION

-SOME          -TION          -TY          -Y

Enf
Hold
Mountain
Shape

Silence is Goldenconsonants usually pronounced, but, these have silent consonants

Silent 7s                                   Silent 8s

Start
Noun
Verbs
Life
Money
Compound
Worker
Surprise
Motion
Tools
Sword