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Calvin and Hobbes were seen playing [[wikipedia:Scrabble|Scrabble]] in two strips (12/14 1986 and 2/28 1990)
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Calvin and Hobbes were seen playing '''Scrabble''' in two strips.
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== First Time ==
== 12/14 1986 ==
 
 
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In this strip, Calvin asked Hobbes how many points he got from the word "be" (2 points). Calvin then yelled, "2 points?! Is that ***** <u>all??"</u> , where Hobbes remarked, "My, this game '''''does''''' teach new words!". He then went on to spell "zygomorphic" on a triple word score box (150 points). Calvin took the "i" from Hobbes' word to spell "in" (3 points). Then, Hobbes took the "n" to spell "nucleoplasm" (40 points), at which point Calvin kicked the board over and played poker.
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Calvin asked Hobbes how many points he got from the word "be" Upon hearing that it was only worth two points, Calvin yelled, "2 points?! Is that ***** all??" , whereupon Hobbes remarked, "My, this game ''does'' teach new words!" Hobbes then went on to spell "zygomorphic" on a triple word score box for 150 points. Calvin took the "i" from Hobbes' word to spell "in" for three points. Then, Hobbes took the "n" to spell "nucleoplasm" for 40 points, at which point Calvin kicked the board over and they played poker instead.
   
== 2/28 1990 ==
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==Second Time==
 
[[File:Scrabble2.png|thumb|220x220px]]
 
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In this strip, Calvin spelt the word "[[Zqfmgb]]" on a double word score box. Hobbes said that "Zqfmgb" wasn't a word, but he asked "What's your score for 'Zqfmgb'?". Calvin replied "957."
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In this strip, Calvin spelt the word "[[Zqfmgb]]" on a double word score box. Hobbes said that "Zqfmgb" wasn't a word and threatened to look it up, but Calvin retorted that it was a worm found in New Guinea and that he would look up another word that Hobbes had made with all the X's and J's. Hobbes then relented and asked for Calvin's score, which Calvin reported as 957 points.
 
== Trivia ==
 
* The 1986 strip was the only time Calvin was seen swearing.
 
* Calvin said he would look up a 12-letter word Hobbes played with all the x's and j's.
 
 
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Latest revision as of 21:26, August 8, 2016

Calvin and Hobbes were seen playing Scrabble in two strips.

First Time Edit

Scrabble1

Calvin asked Hobbes how many points he got from the word "be" Upon hearing that it was only worth two points, Calvin yelled, "2 points?! Is that ***** all??" , whereupon Hobbes remarked, "My, this game does teach new words!" Hobbes then went on to spell "zygomorphic" on a triple word score box for 150 points. Calvin took the "i" from Hobbes' word to spell "in" for three points. Then, Hobbes took the "n" to spell "nucleoplasm" for 40 points, at which point Calvin kicked the board over and they played poker instead.

Second TimeEdit

Scrabble2

In this strip, Calvin spelt the word "Zqfmgb" on a double word score box. Hobbes said that "Zqfmgb" wasn't a word and threatened to look it up, but Calvin retorted that it was a worm found in New Guinea and that he would look up another word that Hobbes had made with all the X's and J's. Hobbes then relented and asked for Calvin's score, which Calvin reported as 957 points.

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