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Old December 13th, 2005, 06:10 PM
Dodi Schultz
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Default [Dixonary] NEW WORD

>> Now it looks like Wayne Scott may send a word. What to do? What
>> to do?

It appears that Wayne HAS posted a word. I don't know, Fran. The rules say
only that if the person who should be the next dealer hasn't announced a
new word after a full 24 hours, the next in line (that's you) is the

Wayne posted a word around 40 hours after the end of the last round--and of
course meanwhile, you had posted one (well, two, in fact!).

I guess Wayne never saw your word; don't know why!

I don't recall this ever coming up since I've been playing. Maybe somebody
who's been in the game longer can say what happens in such a case.

My own judgment (if that somehow counts since I was the last dealer) is
that, Wayne having defaulted, and you having become the dealer by
announcing a new word--you are in fact the dealer and Wayne should reserve
his word and we are all honor-bound (or, as the case may be with some of
us, honour-bound) not to look it up, so he can use it next time he's the

But let's see what the group thinks.

Now, I gotta go watch "Jeopardy".



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