Clever guesses

Discussion in 'iSketch' started by Saffron, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. Saffron

    Saffron Forum Spice

    Hope this isn't giving away too many secrets :biggrin:

    I was recently discussing things you can type to speed up your guesses for words that are similar.

    Two great examples are:

    STOVEN - a combination of 'stove' and 'oven'
    COMETEOR - a combination of 'comet' and 'meteor'

    Others that I do are:
    FRILLACE - covers both 'frill' and 'lace'
    FEMALE and WOMAN for a person draw as they cover both genders in one.

    Would anyone else like to share some of their words?
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  2. NoHints

    NoHints Active Member

    basink = basin and sink
    gemerald = gem and emerald
    warmy = war and army
    Fathin = fat and thin

    Ones stolen from //Loviii--x:

    flead = flea and lead for dog draws
    grapea = is it a grape? is it a pea? no! its a grapea

    I had more but I can't remember :(
  3. Deadpan

    Deadpan New Member

    STOVEN is classic. I personally do:

    ASLEEPING- asleep and sleeping
    IMACINTOSH- imac and macintosh

    I'm not exactly familiar with the iSketch wordlist though, since those are 2 examples from Yahoo! Graffiti :embarrassed:. Neither are particularly amazing, but they get the job done.
  4. Katie.Lemon

    Katie.Lemon Active Member

    washower wash and shower
    postamp post and stamp

    not stealing but reminding NH
    stupidiot stupid and idiot
  5. Saffron

    Saffron Forum Spice

    HOUNDOG - 'hound' and 'dog'

    BUSHRUB - 'bush' and 'shrub' - (cos SHRUBUSH is one extra letter! :eek:)

    GIRLADY - 'girl' and 'lady'
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2008
  6. Eric_Cartman

    Eric_Cartman New Member

    * Eric_Cartman sits here making notes of all these combined words to use next time on iSketch.....

    I must admit, since I saw NoHints and //Loviii--x first use basink and cometeor, I've started typing in those for guesses too. Seems a handy way of guessing, and like you say Saffron, speeds up your guessing on similar words :biggrin:
  7. //Loviii--x

    //Loviii--x New Member

    Stupidiot was mine too! :eek: hahah
    Clapplause= clap and applause

    Storm also came up with one,
    rubberase = rubber and erase.

    NH!.. Cogear= cog and gear :p
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2008
  8. Saffron

    Saffron Forum Spice

    Made me think of words that you should always guess both, because people either read them incorrectly, or have the wrong meaning:

    ARC -ARK
  9. MsNerdinator

    MsNerdinator Guest

    LEAK - LEEK!
    That one always annoys me.. and I'm forever correcting people.. then one day.. I DID IT MYSELF! :eek:
  10. BB

    BB Guest

    You could always play in homophones and use both :biggrin:
  11. Saffron

    Saffron Forum Spice

    Haha - that room is horrid!!

    I mean - seriously - how are BOMB and BALM supposed to sound the same to an Aussie :eek:
  12. NoHints

    NoHints Active Member

    Or to anyone, for that matter.
  13. Katie.Lemon

    Katie.Lemon Active Member

    to bonnie from big brother 7? i reckon that would sound pretty similar
  14. Lindy_Loo

    Lindy_Loo New Member

    what about hanger and hangar for words you should always try
  15. Dean

    Dean New Member

    Noose - nose
    pair -pear
    deuce -juice
    cant think of anymore atm.

  16. storm

    storm Forum Tempest

    dean - bean :razz:
  17. Dean

    Dean New Member

  18. Nay

    Nay New Member

    No problem.

  19. storm

    storm Forum Tempest

    You draw like me :eek: I am only slightly more sketchy and rough.

    Oh. This reminds me of when I drew artery syrup in Big Pic :D
  20. ICHI

    ICHI New Member

    :eek: nice pic nay.

    i encountered someone misread juggle as jungle some time ago.

    sink - skin
    lamb - lamp
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2008

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