Category: "Scrabble"

Scrabble Card Box Guide (part 3)

June 30th, 2021
Card Box Searches This is the final post in the three part series on Scrabble Word Study using card boxes. This section illustrates how you would do some of the searches that you want to add to your card boxes. You may also want to just do these… more »

Scrabble Card Box Guide (part 2)

June 30th, 2021
Card Box Strategies When beginning to study word lists for Scrabble, it's useful to know what to start with and how to create useful card box databases. There are many guides to what words to learn and most are useful, so you can choose one and adjust… more »

Scrabble Card Box Guide (part 1)

June 30th, 2021
Background This is a 3 part post is about card boxing in the Hoot word study app, and the alternate Hoot for Collins. It expands on Using Hoot Card Boxes, a previous post. While this is an extensive coverage of the subject, getting started is really as… more »

Creating Useful Pattern Searches in Hoot

June 20th, 2021
Hoot has many search options/types including Length, Anagrams, Prefixes, and Contains. With the exception of anagrams and the like, you can use a pattern search to execute those searches. The app help file has some help and the online pattern has an… more »

Hoot Settings

June 17th, 2021
Hoot is an Android app that assists in searching Scrabble word lists, and studying words for competition. Hoot can be simple to use but it also has a lot of features and options. As you navigate the different menus you can check them out. Before you get… more »

Hoot and the Android 11 debacle

June 9th, 2021
A couple weeks ago I discovered that Hoot, my word study app, was not working when accessing files in Android external storage. After some quick research I discovered that Android 10 and 11 don't allow access to external storage using the standard File… more »

Using Hoot Card Boxes

August 27th, 2020
Card boxes have been added to the Hoot app in version 1.97. Using card boxes is a way to organize your study of Scrabble words based on the Leitner system. Each word or anagram is assigned to box 0, and is moved up or down depending on whether you get… more »