Word Building Riddle:

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  1. dissolved

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    Right off the top, all Scrabble words are allowed. That said, usually the obscure words disappear after a round or two.

    - The game starts with picking a two letter word (ie. "it")

    - Add a letter, but the letter combination must equal a new word or variation of the last word (ie. "bit")

    - Each round is considered to be a level or point (ie. "bits" would equal level 3)

    How many levels can you build?

    I think I might have thought of the longest one, but I could be wrong. Please be nice and don't ruin it for others - thanks!

    The longest one I could think of is 8 levels.

    Hint 1 (Starting Word)

    The starting word is "la"

    Reveal

    don't spoil it for others now
    1. la, 2. lap, 3. laps, 4. lapse, 5. elapse, 6. relapse, 7. relapses, 8. relapsers
     
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    La to relapsers
     
  3. Clear Winner

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    I appreciate the fact that you trust Sherdoggers, but you went about this the wrong way.
     
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    La to relapsers

    Is La even a word though?
     
  5. TCE

    TCE The Three Piece with the Soda Platinum Member

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    Let's start again.

    "We".
     
  6. M3t4tr0n

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    1 en
    2 pen
    3 peni
    4 penis
    5 penises

    ( I cheated)
     
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  7. gigantalor

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    I have you beat (9 levels):

    La to Replasters (I added a T to relapsers)
     
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  8. M3t4tr0n

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    We to relapsers
     
  9. gigantalor

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    And I guess you could take it to 10:

    Preplasters
     
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    That's cool and all, but where does the three letter word come from?
     
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    See the original post. The 3 letter word is lap.
     
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    la
    alt
    tale
    slate
    latest
    slatted
    startled
    sprattled
    splaltered
     
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    Owe
    Ower
    Lower
    Flower
    Flowers

    It's late. Best I can do.
     
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  15. dissolved

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    Thank you . . . I think this is the first legit response in this thread.
     
  16. dissolved

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    I appreciate the effort! Not bad!
     
  17. dissolved

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    I'm a slow learner. In fact I edited the OP several times as it was. It still must have been didactic.

    What would your "right way" have been? Not make a thread like this on sherdog lol?
     
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    I think he's joking and saying your post is a cryptic way of admitting that you just relapsed.
     
  19. dissolved

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    Ah, gotcha. Didn't think of that.
     
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