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Topic: Word Ladder - Part Two

Forum: Humor and Games — Breast cancer is no laughing matter, but sometimes a good joke or a game is the best medicine.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2011 06:34AM - edited Apr 19, 2011 06:35AM by Meece

Meece wrote:

Since the original word ladder has some technical difficulties, Sharon50 has asked that I start it up again. (Could it be a ploy to get around a six-letter word from scarabs?Wink)

Here's a new old game, ladies

I will try to guide you if it gets off track

1. Start with a 3 letter word.
2. The next person adds a letter to make a new word - example "rot" to "tour". The next person adds a letter to that 4 letter word - "route" , and so on until it gets to a 7 letter word - example "troupes".
3. Once someone gets to a 7 letter word, the next person takes away a letter to make a new 6 letter word - "sprout". This continues until we get back to 3 letters, then it starts over.
4. Each word must have added (going up) or taken away (coming down) no more than one new letter to the previous word.
5. No hyphenations, abbreviations, contractions, proper names, prefixes, or suffixes.
6. Try not to repeat words in the same ladder.
**Remember - Going up the ladder - add one new letter to make a new word. Going down - take away one letter to make a new word.**

Sure it's tough, but so are you! Dx 11/23/2003, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/16 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/5/2004 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 8/1/2004
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Apr 19, 2011 06:34AM Meece wrote:

and

(Going up)

Sure it's tough, but so are you! Dx 11/23/2003, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/16 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/5/2004 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 8/1/2004
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Apr 19, 2011 07:02AM Marple wrote:

Thank you Meece.  I'm completely stuck on scarabs so I'll just repeat.

scarab

Dx 2006, IDC, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 12:29PM pj12 wrote:

crabs  

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 04:42PM Marple wrote:

cabs

Dx 2006, IDC, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 05:48PM pj12 wrote:

bas 

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 06:12PM Marple wrote:

bass

Dx 2006, IDC, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 06:39PM pj12 wrote:

bases 

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 06:43PM Scooter-12 wrote:

hey pj....brings a smile to my face that you're able to play your favorite game, albeit on Part Two...Smile
Dx 8/11/2008, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/8 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 06:48PM pj12 wrote:

it's like a parallel world on Star Trek :)

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 06:49PM - edited Apr 19, 2011 06:58PM by Scooter-12

This Post was deleted by Scooter-12.
Dx 8/11/2008, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/8 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 06:50PM Leah_S wrote:

basset

Dx 11/3/2008, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, 6/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2011 06:52PM pj12 wrote:

basters 

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 04:26AM badger wrote:

breast

(still can't get into the original ladder game, so thanks for starting part II)

7,715.5 miles walked ~ Find your calm. Move forward from this place. Dx 12/22/2009, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 1, 1/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 05:22AM Marple wrote:

beast

Dx 2006, IDC, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 05:40AM pj12 wrote:

Yes, thanks Sharon!

You're the...

BEST  

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 06:49AM Scooter-12 wrote:

bet

Dx 8/11/2008, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/8 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 09:19AM pj12 wrote:

tube

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 10:54AM Leah_S wrote:

tuber

Dx 11/3/2008, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, 6/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 10:58AM pj12 wrote:

brutes 

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2011 06:21PM badger wrote:

subvert

7,715.5 miles walked ~ Find your calm. Move forward from this place. Dx 12/22/2009, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 1, 1/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 08:08AM pj12 wrote:

buster 

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 10:21AM Scooter-12 wrote:

brute

Dx 8/11/2008, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/8 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 10:25AM walker2222 wrote:

tuba

God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the Courage to change the things I can, and the Wisdom to know the difference. I had several surgries due to problem with reconstruction, had last TE remove 2011. Dx 3/30/2010, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 5/10 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/11/2010 Lymph node removal: Right; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 5/21/2010 Reconstruction (right) Chemotherapy 6/23/2010 AC + T (Taxol) Hormonal Therapy 10/22/2010 Femara (letrozole) Surgery 11/9/2010 Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 12/14/2010 Reconstruction (right) Radiation Therapy 1/3/2011 Breast Surgery 6/7/2011 Reconstruction (left)
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Apr 21, 2011 10:49AM Leah_S wrote:

tub

Dx 11/3/2008, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, 6/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 12:34PM MaiTai wrote:

tube

Dx 6/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+
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Apr 21, 2011 01:47PM pj12 wrote:

butte 

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 01:58PM Leah_S wrote:

butter

Dx 11/3/2008, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, 6/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 02:30PM pj12 wrote:

butters    (I know, lazy)

"Nobody told me there'd be days like this ~ Strange days, Indeed. " John Lennon................... Treatment: Lumpectomy, 36 Radiation, Arimidex, now Tamoxifen Dx 3/3/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 02:57PM Scooter-12 wrote:

tubers

Dx 8/11/2008, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/8 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2011 04:04PM Leah_S wrote:

brute

Dx 11/3/2008, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, 6/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-

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