Wordshake

How many points can you get in three minutes? Longer words score more points!

Instructions

Playing Rules

You are given a random assortment of 16 letters in a 4x4 grid and are set a time limit of 3 minutes. In that time you must spell as many words as possible. The words, of course must be real words, spelt correctly as checked against the word list of 52,000 words and must contain between 3 and 7 letters. A letter cannot be used twice in the same word.

When forming your word, you can select letters from any position as long as you follow the spelling order.

Scoring

Points are awarded depending on the number of letters in the word (the "Qu" cube counts as two letters).

3 letters = 1 point 4 letters = 2 points 5 letters = 3 points
6 letters = 4 points 7 letters = 7 points  
Average: 4 (1582 votes)
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Thanks a lot, it's working on Learn English Teens.

Submitted by thatnic on Fri, 14/09/2018 - 00:29

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259 and going up! My aim is to get to 300!

Submitted by thatnic on Sat, 04/08/2018 - 00:48

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With 256 points, have beaten my previous record of 235! Pity about not being to include words with more than 7 letters though.
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Submitted by ariina on Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:12

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Be honest! it's impossible.