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playr.co.uk – Zilch

http://zilch.playr.co.uk/zilch.php I don’t often thumb-up Flash games – in fact, I don’t often play Flash games – but this is one that I learned IRL at a cottage years ago, and have enjoyed ever since. Trying to find others to play with me, though, is hindered by my complete inability to lucidly explain rules or […]

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www.scrabulous.com

http://www.scrabulous.com/solitaire_scrabble.php Finally, a game for flopsweating, uncompetitive types like myself. I can place my words however I want, without the fear of a competitor taking that one spot I need to make the only word I’ll get all game. In a word, Scrabulous. Ta, Widdershins, for the Stumble.

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Inane | Define Inane at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Inane Inane, adj. 1.lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly: inane questions. 2.empty; void. [Latin inanis, empty]

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Deliquescent | Define Deliquescent at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=deliquescent Deliquesce, intr.v. 1. To melt away. 2. To disappear as if by melting. Latin deliquescere : d-, de- liquescere, to melt, inchoative of liquere, to be liquid.

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Mah Jongg – Worldwide Web Site

http://www.mahjongg.com/ Ohhhhh yessssss! My toff of an uncle taught me how to play Mah-Jongg when I was four (then got all huffy when I managed to beat him every time, and refuses to play with me even to this day) and I’ve loved it ever since. For all that, though, a full grasp of the […]

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http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/pl/page.treasurechest/dn/default.cfm Another simple-yet-great idea: Providing printable images of board game pieces. Perfect for cheapasses like me who resort to buying otherwise prohibitively-expensive board games second-hand, but often find them to be missing a handful of tokens.

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Reprobate | Define Reprobate at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=reprobate Word of the Moment: Reprobate n. 1. A morally unprincipled person. 2. One who is predestined to damnation. adj. 1. Morally unprincipled; shameless. 2. Rejected by God and without hope of salvation. tr.v. reprobated, reprobating, reprobates 1. To disapprove of; condemn. 2. To abandon to eternal damnation. Used of God. [From Middle English, condemned, […]

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http://www.toysrus.ca/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&productId=35923 $34.97 and I don’t even get a Han Solo player token? Feh! Includes all-new “never before seen” tokens: Darth Vader, R2-D2, Luke, Grand Moff Tarkin, Obi-Wan, Tusken Raider, Tie Fighter Pilot, and Lando Calrrissian.

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Metonymic | Define Metonymic at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=metonymic Word of the moment: Metonomy, n. A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated, as in the use of Washington for the United States government or of the sword for military power. [Late Latin metnymia, from Greek metnumi : meta-, meta- onuma, […]

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Galumph | Define Galumph at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=galumph Word of the Moment: Galumph, intr.v. To move or run clumsily or heavily. [Perhaps blend of gallop, and triumph.]

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