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Scrabble

The Scrabble-Dabble War of the Words With Friends Extravaganza. A Closer Look at Crossword Puzzle Word Games

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Otarine.  Latrine.  Ratline.  Taurine.  Reliant.  What do all of these words have in common (besides being seven letters long)?  Well, if you are a fan of the latest craze of crossword puzzle games, then these are all words you are going to want to commit to memory.  Most of you are probably familiar with the classic board game, Scrabble.   Up to four players can participate in a game, which starts with an assortment of lettered tiles being distributed to each player.   The tiles are each assigned a number value, which denotes the number of points you will receive for using it to form a word.  Earn point



My Indispensable iTouch!

Living in the shadow of the iPhone and iPad, the iPod Touch 
is the best of both worlds for this freelance illustrator

When I received it as a gift, I didn't anticipate just how much I would use my new 8G iPod touch (a.k.a., iTouch). Within a short time, it would become indispensable in my professional and personal life, but first I had to scale a mountainous setup procedure.

Overcoming activation headaches


For starters, I had to activate it using the most recent version of iTunes. It's pretty ingenious of Apple to require activation via iTunes. You have to set up an account and give them your credit card info. This makes it very easy to impulse-buy music, TV shows, movies, apps, and more. It creates a virtual pipeline from your bank account to Apple's!



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