3 letters in a word

For all your silly time-killing forum games.

Moderators: jestingrabbit, Prelates, Moderators General

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:12 pm UTC

amorphous

acu
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:28 pm UTC

acute

arg
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:36 pm UTC

large

rdn
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby snoods » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:48 pm UTC

Hardness


igm
snoods
 
Posts: 12
Joined: Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:36 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby BurningLed » Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:07 am UTC

paradigm


llm
Axman wrote:Some people blow their cash on watches that they show off to people who think said watches make a person cool. Some people spend a weekend buying everyone fake gifts in a game of make-believe.
I think the latter group is awesome.
User avatar
BurningLed
 
Posts: 561
Joined: Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:42 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:17 am UTC

cellmate

A hard one... eie
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby snoods » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:12 pm UTC

Old MacDonald had a farm, eieio :D

But really I can't think of one :lol:
snoods
 
Posts: 12
Joined: Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:36 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:22 am UTC

lammergeier is the word... its a hard one

Heres another one (easier): sdr
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby Ralith The Third » Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:46 am UTC

bassdrawer

That sort of works..

aza
Omni.
Ralith The Third
Don't Ask About His Nephews
 
Posts: 780
Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:21 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Fri Nov 25, 2011 6:01 pm UTC

Plaza

eas
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby Anonymously Famous » Fri Nov 25, 2011 6:26 pm UTC

please.

xit
Anonymously Famous
 
Posts: 240
Joined: Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:01 am UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:50 pm UTC

exit

another tricky one (easier than lammergeier though): aea
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby Ralith The Third » Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:32 pm UTC

Gaea.

Muk
Omni.
Ralith The Third
Don't Ask About His Nephews
 
Posts: 780
Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:21 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby BurningLed » Sat Nov 26, 2011 2:32 am UTC

Gaea's a proper noun, I'd say pæan or paean was what he was looking for.

Amuktan?
Axman wrote:Some people blow their cash on watches that they show off to people who think said watches make a person cool. Some people spend a weekend buying everyone fake gifts in a game of make-believe.
I think the latter group is awesome.
User avatar
BurningLed
 
Posts: 561
Joined: Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:42 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Sat Nov 26, 2011 3:15 am UTC

I agree with Burningled, though he did not provide a 3-letter building block

Here's one: kef
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby Anonymously Famous » Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:24 pm UTC

Apparently "kef" itself is a valid word, but I'm going to go with "wakeful."

tyl
Anonymously Famous
 
Posts: 240
Joined: Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:01 am UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:45 pm UTC

acetylene

(paean was indeed the word I had in mind last time, by the way)

omn
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Sat Nov 26, 2011 6:23 pm UTC

omnipotent

oco
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:41 pm UTC

locomotion

aed
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby Angua » Sat Nov 26, 2011 9:22 pm UTC

paedeatrics

phl
“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” - Mark Twain
User avatar
Angua
Don't call her Delphine
 
Posts: 3740
Joined: Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:42 pm UTC
Location: UK/St. Kitts and Nevis Occasionally, I migrate to the US for a bit

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Sat Nov 26, 2011 10:48 pm UTC

phlogiston

obd
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby BurningLed » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:46 pm UTC

obdurate?

efy
Axman wrote:Some people blow their cash on watches that they show off to people who think said watches make a person cool. Some people spend a weekend buying everyone fake gifts in a game of make-believe.
I think the latter group is awesome.
User avatar
BurningLed
 
Posts: 561
Joined: Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:42 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:58 pm UTC

beefy

aco
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:25 pm UTC

acorn

kke
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:47 pm UTC

bookkeeper

Bookkeeper is a fun word. It was bound to come up in a game like this sooner or later.

aza
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby BurningLed » Sun Nov 27, 2011 11:26 pm UTC

azalea

ayi
Axman wrote:Some people blow their cash on watches that they show off to people who think said watches make a person cool. Some people spend a weekend buying everyone fake gifts in a game of make-believe.
I think the latter group is awesome.
User avatar
BurningLed
 
Posts: 561
Joined: Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:42 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:33 am UTC

Baying

For those who know anatomy: eae
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby cjquines » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:04 pm UTC

Deaerate. (In my scrabble list for vowel dumps + 7 letters)

tsk (yes, there is. In scrabble there is.)
User avatar
cjquines
 
Posts: 61
Joined: Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:30 am UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:40 pm UTC

tsk. It's a word by itself.

bho
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:25 am UTC

Abhor

aul
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:49 am UTC

caul

iap
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:20 am UTC

Biapical

izi
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:26 pm UTC

vizier

xhu
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby Wnderer » Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:16 pm UTC

exhume

ybd
User avatar
Wnderer
 
Posts: 626
Joined: Wed Feb 03, 2010 9:10 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:08 pm UTC

molybdenum

My next challenge was going to be 'ytt', but I can't really do that now :(

You can have 'oib' instead.
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:33 am UTC

Foible


rns
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:31 am UTC

urns

agu
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby xkcd follower » Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:30 am UTC

vague

ltr
"Religion is the Opiate of the Masses"- Karl Marx

That means we need a cure... Or go Cold Turkey.
User avatar
xkcd follower
 
Posts: 43
Joined: Thu May 26, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby Angua » Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:42 am UTC

a[url]ltr[/url]uism

bli
“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” - Mark Twain
User avatar
Angua
Don't call her Delphine
 
Posts: 3740
Joined: Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:42 pm UTC
Location: UK/St. Kitts and Nevis Occasionally, I migrate to the US for a bit

Re: 3 letters in a word

Postby benneh » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:59 pm UTC

blithe

exs
User avatar
benneh
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:24 am UTC
Location: England

PreviousNext

Return to Forum Games

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Lawrencelot, SlyReaper and 6 guests