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One question, is the word cards have words on the front and back? I am thinking about purchasing this game, but am afraid there's the same repetition of words used after several plays. Double sided word cards would make it a must buy for me.
 
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Yes, there are 200 double-sided word cards for a total of 400 unique words for near endless combinations of 25 word grids.
 
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The words are different on each side.

There are 319142385285597472591812951271520033603045031936000 different possible layouts in the game. You'll be okay.
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I've played 9 games so only 319142385285597472591812951271520033603045031935991 to go. I had better make some of my own cards to have them ready when I complete those supplied
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Gee, thanks. Then my worries are no more.
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loudtwist wrote:
One question, is the word cards have words on the front and back? I am thinking about purchasing this game, but am afraid there's the same repetition of words used after several plays. Double sided word cards would make it a must buy for me.
Don't worry.
 
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Plus there's the bonus that since they are double sided, a lot of times we jump into the next round even faster by gathering them all up, flipping them and shuffling them back out with no need to count out another 25.
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Monkeyman wrote:
Plus there's the bonus that since they are double sided, a lot of times we jump into the next round even faster by gathering them all up, flipping them and shuffling them back out with no need to count out another 25.
You don't even need to shuffle, just flip.
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lfisher wrote:
You don't even need to shuffle, just flip.
True, it's just our habit.
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Will get a copy soon. Then will make rethemed pnp copies to be used for youth camp (have asked for permission to do so, waiting for green light).
 
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grasa_total wrote:
The words are different on each side.

There are 319142385285597472591812951271520033603045031936000 different possible layouts in the game. You'll be okay.
I get (only?) 1517235167713693125187628688270956691456 different configurations. This is (200 choose 25) * 2^25.

The position of the cards in the grid doesn't matter in terms of gameplay--just the set of words chosen.

Still a lot.
 
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