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#1 wizardpc   Members   -  Reputation: 282

Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:42 PM

the hardest word that i use when i play hangman, no one ever gets. im curious if anyone else would share their impossible words. mine is XEROX most of the time people get the _ E R O _ and can't get the last idea

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#2 nes8bit   Members   -  Reputation: 275

Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:45 PM

wizardpc: Who are you?

_ _ _ _ E R

#3 wizardpc   Members   -  Reputation: 282

Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:47 PM

W I N N E R ?

#4 Promit   Moderators   -  Reputation: 6608

Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:51 PM

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#5 Sneftel   Senior Moderators   -  Reputation: 1776

Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:54 PM

QAT

#6 LockePick   Members   -  Reputation: 707

Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:55 PM

_ E N I _

I've run into that one before.

Not particularly hard, but for some completely inexplicable reason people have trouble concentrating enough to figure it out.

It's denim, btw.

#7 Nytegard   Members   -  Reputation: 820

Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:57 PM

I always felt the shorter words were the worst, because you could only screw up so many times.

That's why I feel my hardest word is ZAX.

Works great for scrabble too:)

#8 nes8bit   Members   -  Reputation: 275

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:04 PM

Quote:
Original post by wizardpc
W I N N E R ?


no. Hint: Christian Bale

#9 Trapper Zoid   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 1370

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:06 PM

Quote:
Original post by Nytegard
I always felt the shorter words were the worst, because you could only screw up so many times.

That's why I feel my hardest word is ZAX.

Works great for scrabble too:)


ZAX is a really good one, but I've used it too many times now. Once people get stuck they start picking the Zs and Xs because they think you are being tricky. That's why I go for things like CAB or JAG to make things trickier. OAF is also a good gambit; if they guess the 'A' first, they'll never think that there's another vowel in there.

I prefer longer words though in Hangman, so my favourite is GOGGLE.

#10 BeanDog   Members   -  Reputation: 1063

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:10 PM

chthonic

#11 Beer Hunter   Members   -  Reputation: 712

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:34 PM

'Livid' can be tricky, but is a little short. 'Sequoia' can work, depending on the guesser's strategy.

See also Words to use when playing Hangman with a Mensa member.

#12 Pouya   Members   -  Reputation: 869

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:49 PM

R O _ _ _ O _ _ E R

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#13 smart_idiot   Members   -  Reputation: 1298

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:53 PM

Playing fair stinks.

#14 Pouya   Members   -  Reputation: 869

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:55 PM

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Playing fair stinks.

Funny, because you're WRONG.
Keep guessing

#15 Rixter   Members   -  Reputation: 785

Posted 12 December 2005 - 06:57 PM

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R O _ _ _ O _ _ E R

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ROFLLOLXER

Oh wait... I get it.

#16 smart_idiot   Members   -  Reputation: 1298

Posted 12 December 2005 - 07:03 PM

No, I'm right, because the answer sure as heck can't be roflcopter.

#17 Umbrae   Members   -  Reputation: 308

Posted 12 December 2005 - 07:06 PM

urn is pretty good

#18 Rixter   Members   -  Reputation: 785

Posted 12 December 2005 - 07:11 PM

R2D2 is pretty good. Nobody ever guess the numbers.

#19 boxdot3   Members   -  Reputation: 242

Posted 12 December 2005 - 07:25 PM

I always have liked waxy, that seems to be difficult

#20 I Like Bread   Members   -  Reputation: 630

Posted 12 December 2005 - 08:32 PM

Quetzalcoatl
Sequoia
Cabbage
Lithium
Penguin
Truant
Hospice
Puzzle
Inquire
Swindling
Guilty
Rhythm
Nervous
Aardwolf
Philantropist
Synthesis
Filial
Rimjob
Unusual
Pencil
Kilter
Undulation
Justice
Maize
Eidolon
Asexual
Ticklish
Involve
Zwieback

...and no one ever guesses "Hangman".




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