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Questions tagged [scrabble]

For challenges related to the word game Scrabble

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Worn-tile Scrabble

Problem You're stuck in a cabin in the middle of the woods, with only an old scrabble set to entertain yourselves. Upon inspection you see that the scrabble letters are so worn, that only the points ...
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Draw an Empty Scrabble Board

A standard Scrabble board is a 15×15 grid of spaces to place letter tiles. Most of the spaces are blank but some are double word scores (pink), triple word scores (red), double letter scores (...
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Print all 2 letter Scrabble Words

The Challenge: Print every 2 letter word acceptable in Scrabble using as few bytes as possible. I have created a text file list here. See also below. There are 101 words. No word starts with C or V. ...
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Optimize the Scralphabet

Scralphabet A normal bag of Scrabble tiles contains the following letters (? is a blank tile, which can stand for any other letter): ...
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Determine a string's Scrabble score and validity

Your task is to determine if a given string is of proper length and can be represented with Scrabble tiles and, if so, output the sum of each letter's score. If you don't know how to play Scrabble:, ...
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Best Scoring Scrabble Board

Challenge Your challenge is simply to write a program in the language of your choosing that when run, determines the highest possible score for a board of Scrabble - For the sake of this challenge, a ...