From the longest, weekly podcast in South Australia to a game that rewards the shortest words on the planet, this week we explore Pub Scrabble in SA.
Our guests are Adam Kretschmer and Fiona Braendler from Scrabble SA to take us into the world of Scrabble and wordplay and vocabulary.
This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Riley Harrison.
Nigel will try to stump the audience with IS IT NEWS on the topic of .
In 100 Weeks Ago we relive a little creative tension and adoration between local film maker, Tim Pine, and singer/songwriter, William Parton.
And The Timbers prepare us for St Patrick’s Day this Friday with, The Plan, in the musical pilgrimage.
Suggested Tweet text: #Scrabble tips: Manage your rack & block opponents from bonus points. Hookers win!.
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|How many points in fetish|
|Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.|
|00:02:35||SA Drink Of The Week
|Riley Harrison’s Fleur De La Lune Barossa Grenache … tasting notes|
|00:08:02||Stories Without Notice
The Riverland was pumping. Tried beer by Woolshed Brewing and Big Shed Brewing Concern. Then tried to do a tasting flight at 23rd Street Distillery and it was packed!
Let us try a new segment called Coopers Bible Verse Of The Week. This one is from Proverbs 20: Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise. We hope that quote has helped you see the light.
|00:11:20||Adam and Fiona from Scrabble SA
On Wednesdays and Saturdays in Adelaide, Scrabble players hunch over scrabble boards in pubs to face off against each other in a battle of wits and vocabulary. To give voice to this art or sport, we have Adam Kreutschmer and Fiona Braeden from Adelaide Pub Scrabble which is part of Scrabble SA.
Is it a sport or an art
Adam you had a win at the Australia/New Zealand Trans-Tasman Championship. Tell me, to the Kiwis have an advantage, given they use very different vowels to the ones we use?
Fiona, you’ve just competed, what was it like
How do you prepare
Must you be well read or is it in rote learning
What do you make of all these new words like lolz and tweep
Share some strategies please
Pluralising – a good thing? Do you get all the points again from the word
Can you get help with spelling, mid-game
Favourite words and most feared words
|01:16:00||Is It News?
The news history quiz with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe.
The Advertiser Nov 1938
The Advertiser 1954
The Register – January 1930
|01:27:24||100 weeks ago
|A snippet of Tim Pine discussing the video he made for Bill Parton Trio’s Stalker Man, back from episode 86. It is a creepy video so we asked him about the creative process. We also hear from William Parton. We featured the song in episode 38.|
|01:30:46|| Musical Pilgrimage
|And our song this week is The Plan by The Timbers, selected by our musical curator Dan Drummond. St Patrick’s Day details on the Adelaide Irish Club website.|
|I’ll wind you up … A Millenial tried to pull out a cork|
Here is this week’s preview video:
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