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Words With Friends (game)

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  • Words With Friends, Viewers and Strangers

    Words With Friends, Viewers and Strangers
    Somewhere out there, a guy named Leon is also known as Big Tiny. I learned this after randomly accepting a Words With Friends game invite. I assumed I was playing a WGN viewer until my opponent messaged, "Leon, is that you?" I guess the person expected an...
  • Essay: Social gaming for the anti-social

    Essay: Social gaming for the anti-social
    This is a quandary about the future of video games, but it also has a lot to do with text messages, phone calls, headsets and millennials.  The backlash to the “Facebook Age” cries out for more human connection, more “real”...
  • Words With Friends game leads to marriage

    Words With Friends game leads to marriage
    Alec Baldwin said it got him kicked off a plane. John Mayer called it "the new Twitter." Both celebs are obviously fans of Words With Friends, but neither can boast the game hooked them up with the love of their life, like Megan Lawless and Jasper...
  • Nitpicking grammar in the digital age

    Nitpicking grammar in the digital age
    As we pored over the transcripts of the newly declassified John F. Kennedy recordings—45 of the 248 hours of taped conversations during his White House years—our thoughts turned immediately to social media. Most of us aren't tweeting about...
  • Why can't Alec, Leisha, Kevin and Gerard fly the friendly skies?

    Why can't Alec, Leisha, Kevin and Gerard fly the friendly skies?
    Note to airlines: Can you please stop kicking celebrities off your planes? Alec Baldwin is the latest in a string of high-profile kerfuffles based on what to me - person who was not there - seems some very thin reasoning. And then there's: -Country...
  • 5 great gifts for wordy types

    5 great gifts for wordy types
    It's a beautiful thing to walk through life in love with words. (Not so beautiful when Words With Friends is the object of your affection, as Alec Baldwin will attest.) Ejection from American Airlines flights and ensuing Twitter battles notwithstanding,...
  • Love mobile apps? There's a job for that

    Love mobile apps? There's a job for that
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- There is an app for just about everything. It isn't surprising that the demand for people to design those apps has spiked in recent years. For those looking for a job, there's an app for that. "I've always loved being on the cutting...
  • Introducing Game Cache: Press Start to play

    Introducing Game Cache: Press Start to play
    “You can learn more about a person in an hour of playing 'Call of Duty' than in a year of conversation.” -Plato, paraphrased Hello, fellow gamers. We don’t know each other yet, but I need to ask: Will you co-op with me? You see, I want...
  • Friday Buffet: 'NCAA Football 13' gets its coverboy, Zynga makes a power play and game critic drama

    Friday Buffet: 'NCAA Football 13' gets its coverboy, Zynga makes a power play and game critic drama
    News Roundup •••• Zynga is branching off into its own social gaming platform, making the entrypoint for “Farmville” and “Words With Friends” players a self-contained site rather than Facebook. They also plan to...
  • Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home

    Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home
    Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd. "I...
  • Michael Phelps doesn't want your Words With Friends request

    Michael Phelps doesn't want your Words With Friends request
    For a few moments this weekend, the world thought they had a chance to go head to head with Michael Phelps -- on Words With Friends, that is. The Olympian accidentally revealed his screen name for the game, sending it out to his nearly 200,000 Twitter...