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If you are playing scrabble and the only word you can play is..

  1. peeples profile image95
    peeplesposted 5 years ago

    If you are playing scrabble and the only word you can play is..

    a racial, sexist, or some other bad word do you play or pass?

  2. sandonia profile image83
    sandoniaposted 5 years ago

    Does the word appear in the official Scrabble dictionary? If so, then absolutely. I distinguish between words and the intent in word usage. I am using the word to play a game not insult or harm someone.

  3. YvetteParker profile image78
    YvetteParkerposted 5 years ago

    When I play Scrabble, I play for the fun and challenge of the game. If I choose to play words that are offensive, bad, or degrading; then, I've taken the fun out of the game. It saddens me when so much innocence is lost in the simple pleasures of life.

  4. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 5 years ago

    i love scrabble and i would have no problem putting down any word that works. it's a game, not a politically correct lesson in life.

  5. readwriteteach profile image59
    readwriteteachposted 5 years ago

    Good question. I've been in this situation when playing strangers online on a free, public game site, and I have chosen to pass my turn. I don't know many of the people I end up playing online, and I don't know what might offend them. For me, getting some points is just not worth embarassing  or offending someone. It's just a game, after all.

 
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