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Scrabble 2

Meeting Details

Meeting DayTuesday
Time2.00 -4.30
FrequencyTwice a month
LocationMember's home
Co-ordinator(s)Jean Reynolds

What we do

Members meet in a small group to enjoy playing Scrabble.


May 2018

There are 276,000 permissible words in Scrabble but our group sometimes wonders why foreign words like 'ja' (Afrikaans) expressing assent or abbreviations like 'ed' education are permitted. However, the little 2 or 3 letter words can be very useful sometimes. Our friendly group enjoys exercising our brains at each session and we have recently celebrated our successes especially those of our overall winner of the year, Shirley Alker, at a College lunch.

November 2017

Next Meetings - 9,  23, Jan;  6,  20,  Feb;  6,  20, March;  10,  24, April at 18  Applerigg,  Kendal

Our friendly group look forward to our Scrabble sessions and there is always the hope as you pick out your letters from the bag that these will be the ones to help you make a 7 letter word!  Some of us seem to be good at getting all consonants , or worse still, all vowels and then it becomes a challenge to score well. Luck and skill both play an important role in the game.


July 2017

During the last few months, two members of our group have each managed to score 96 in one go!  We have also managed several 7 letter words and most of our games reach a total score of well over 500. Our sessions are competitive but friendly and great fun.

March 2017

Every session each player totals their combined scores of the games played and the overall winner is then declared. At the first meeting in January, Joan Bullock was declared the grand winner for having the most overall wins in 2016. So this year one member was the winner for the very first time.

We all continue to score as well as we can and learn new words and their meanings in the process.

No meetings in August

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