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Old 06-04-2015, 01:36 PM
 
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Using only the official postal (2-letter) abbreviations for the 50 U.S. states, what's the longest English word you can spell?

Here's the best I've got so far: FLORAL and ARCADE.

Scrabble rules. Go!
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Old 06-04-2015, 06:10 PM
 
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Alpaca

Hm... won't let me capitalize this word. It changes it to lowercase... strange.
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Old 06-04-2015, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Sandy Springs (ATL)
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Pennsylvania+Connecticut= PACT
Wisconsin+North Dakota= WIND
Maine+Alabama=MEAL
Pennsylvania+North Dakota+Oregon+Washington= PANDORWA(ok so its not exactly 'Pandora', but screw off)
California+Louisiana+Massachusetts+Rhode Island= Calamari
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Old 06-04-2015, 07:28 PM
 
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Massachusetts(MA)+North Dakota(ND)+Arkansas(AR)+Indiana(IN)=MANDARIN
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:14 AM
 
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Nice! I knew there had to be some 8-letter words out there. CALAMARI and MANDARIN are sharing the leader-board at the moment.

How about some 10-letter words?
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:30 AM
 
Location: Fountain Square, Indianapolis
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Arcade


More to come, I'm at work. I love this
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Calera, AL
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Coca cola (okay, not really a legit word but it's still fun)
mindgame
mainland
pascal
megadeal
almond
demand
candor
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Massachusetts+Indiana+Louisiana+North Dakota = Mainland

Maine+Missouri+Rhode Island+Alabama = Memorial
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:58 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Coca cola (okay, not really a legit word but it's still fun)
Thought we could only use each state once.
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:16 AM
 
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Originally Posted by Davy-040 View Post
Thought we could only use each state once.
It would be a sensible rule, but I didn't state it (no pun intended) at the outset, so I guess you can use a state as many times as you want.

However, Coca Cola is not Scrabble-approved, so that's out anyway.

Still looking for 10+ letter words!
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