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6 to make 7 High-Probability Stems & Mnemonic Phrases likeliest bingoes

7 to make 8 High-Probability Stems & Mnemonic Phrases likeliest bingoes

Aerolith fun, fast way to learn words quickly by César Del Solar

Asheville Scrabble School slide show adapted by J Cohen from Everything Scrabble

Bill Snoddy's slide shows  fun ways to learn – download before viewing

Breaking the Game Scrabble strategy headquarters by Kenji Matsumoto

Cheat Sheet 2s & hooks, 3s, Short J,Q,X,Z, Vowel Dumps, High-Probability Bingos

Everything Scrabble how-to guide by Joe Edley & John D. Williams, Jr.

How to Play Scrabble Like a Champion by Scrabble Champ Joel Wapnick

Internet Scrabble Club especially useful while tourneys & clubs on hiatus

Kurt's Alerts club member Kurt Schroeder alerts us to worthy study lists

Lending Library  Scrabble books, films, puzzles available to Club members

Letterati: Unauthorized Look at Scrabble and Peeople Who Play It by Paul McCarthy

Lexicon additions 2018 – 2s - 8s alphabetical

Lexicon additions 2018 – 2s - 8s by length

Lexicon deletions (slurs) 2020  

NASPA YouTube Channel expert games & player interviews

Newbie's First Scrabble Lesson by Joel Sherman

Quackle Scrabble game analysis tool

Sayyid en Scrabble Emily Brodeur's stories using ONLY good Scrabble words

Score Sheet options     #1     #2     #3

Streaming Sites Scrabble players on Twitch, YouTube, and other platforms

Tournament Calendar upcoming tourneys & player stats

ULU search, define, study, judge app by Seth Lipkin for iPhone

Will Anderson's YouTube Channel 2017 Champ shares game insights

Woogles state-of-the-art online word game site – Woogles quick-start guide

Word Freak Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, & Obsession of Competitive Scrabble Players by Stefan Fastis

WordListPro search, define, judging tool for Android

Zyzzyva search, define, study, judging tool    

Slide Shows by Bill Snoddy

download before viewing    suggest installing:   PowerPoint   Scramble Font

Newish additions to lexicon

Singleton 3s (without anagrams)                   3s  with  Anagrams

4s  with  Anagrams    4s  without  Anagrams  

5s & 6s           7s           8s

Five Vowel 7s   when 5 of your 7 tiles are vowels, don't rush to exchange

High Probability Bingos 6s to make 7s Reviews      #1       #2        #3       #4

High Probability Bingos 7s to make 8s Reviews      #1       #2        #3

Surprising Sticky P's! PRE-words can't drop front P!  "You can do it beforehand but you can't do it again!"

Twisted "P"   front P hooks for RE- words; once hooked, meaning gets twisted

See also Bill's weeky updates to High-Probability Bingo slide shows

Asheville Scrabble



Bingo Lingo Quiz

Test Your Word Knowledge

patterns of the most bingo-friendly letters

(mnemonic: C-A-T-N-I-P  H-O-L-D-E-R-S)

compiled by Jacob Cohen

Victory Loves Preparation

Starts with

7s     ELA-     ELE-     LAR-     NAR-     RAT-     SEN-     SOL-     TAN-     TIN-     TON-

8s     ANE-    DER-     PEA-     PLO-     POI-     RAC-     RAN-     SAT-     TAI-     TOA-

Contains internal pattern

7s     -CEN-     -CTA-     -ILA-     -IOL-     -OIL-     -OLA-     -OTA-     -RST-     -SIC-

8s     -CIL-     -CLO-     -IOR-     -IRT-     -NAD-     -NAI-     -NIM-     -OAN-     -STH-

Ends with

7s     -AST     -EAL     -EED     -ERA     -ERN     -LIA     -OSE     -REL     -RTS     -SIA

8s     -ACE     -ADE     -AIN    -ERE     -NDA     -NIA     -ODE     -RIA     -RIN    -SOL

Slide Show

All 7s (25,269) & 8s (31,523) sorted into each relevant theme listed below

     A browser's

Thematic ~ Surprising ~ Tricky

Browse themes to expand your bingo horizons

compiled by Jacob Cohen, Asheville Scrabble Club


Quick links for theme details

Surprise!          Vowels          Digraphs          Consonants          Before

SSSSSSSticky          Frankenword          Capitals          -S

Archaic          Spelling          Doubles         Plurals          CAUTION

Silent          Hold          Beliefs          Do-ER          Plants          Animals

Body          Science          Feelings          sgnileeF          Money

Foreign          Geography          UN-          Clothing          Food          Fighting

Crowd          Direction          Time          Learning          Measure

Color          Movement          Buildings          Sound          Words          People

  Sports          Tools          Law          Transport          Form

Soft          Cleanliness          Offensive          -YS          Mnemonic          Missing?

Matching          Switchable          Matter          ZERO~TEN          Again

Duplicates          Humor          Smell          Etymology          Odd          Leisure

Triple–Triple          Power          Syl-la-bles          Prefix          Roots          Suffix

Compound          Define          Combo          Hooks          Adjectives          Incomparable

Adverbs          Speech          Nouns          Verbs          Anagrams

Ear          TWS          Likeliest          Unlikeliest          Winningest          ALL