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Witty word games like Word Whomp will make you go wild. This Pogo favorite challenges you to whomp adorable gophers and spell as many words as you can from a given set of letters before the clock runs out. Gophers will dig up veggies and bonuses as you unscramble words. Reach the carrot to enter the bonus round and score big!


Use Your Words
Make as many words as you can from the six letters in the middle of the screen.

Watch the Clock!
Speed's the key in this addicting word games. Form words as fast as you can before the clock runs out.

Word Power
Spelling words will advance the digging gopher towards the veggies and token bonuses.

Mix it Up
If you're stumped, click the MIX UP button. When your letters switch places, you can often find words that you may have overlooked.

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The object of Word Whomp™ is to make as many words as you can from the six letters in the middle of the screen. Words must have at least 3 letters, and they can't be proper names, abbreviations, or contractions. Make words by clicking the letters in order. For example, if you wish to spell "CAT," click (or type) the letter "C" first; then "A"; and then "T."

When you finish making a word, click the on screen ENTER button or press the "Enter" key. If the word is in the puzzle, the word will appear on the signs at the top of the screen. Spelling words will advance the digging gopher towards the veggies and token bonuses.

As soon as you reach the "Spin" carrot, you'll receive 10, 50, or 100 tokens (depending on the difficulty level), a jackpot spin, and tokens for each additional word you find! If you reach the "Last Word" in this witty word game, you will be rewarded with 200 more tokens!


Jackpot!
If you munch your "Spin" carrot, the Jackpot Spinner will spin as soon as your current word game ends.

If the Jackpot Spinner lands on the word "JACKPOT," you'll win the jackpot amount shown on the left side of the game . The Jackpot gets bigger every second, so the longer you play, the more you can win.

Complete Game Guide

If you'd like to learn more about how to play this game, please read the Complete Game Guide.

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Here are some additional pointers designed to help you become a more advanced Word Whomp player.

All words in the puzzle contain 3 - 6 letters. Proper names and abbreviations don't count.

Skill Level 1 is easiest, so try this level first. When you've mastered the basics, move on to a higher skill level. At the higher skill levels, your potential token bonus is greater.

If you're stumped, click the MIX UP button. When your letters switch places, you can often find words that you may have overlooked. You can click the MIX UP button as often as you wish.

After you reach the "Spin" carrot, longer words will earn you more tokens than shorter words. So always look for 5- and 6-letter words while entering shorter words.

Words are listed alphabetically within each bracket of 3, 4, 5, and 6 letter words. Use this to your advantage as you try to spell the last few words in the game.

At the end of each word game, look closely at the words you didn't find. These words will probably show up in future puzzles

The Word Whomp dictionary does not include every word in the English language - instead, only those words that are in relatively common usage are included.

If there's a "s" in the puzzle, don't forget to add it to as many words as you can to make plurals!

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Word Whomp™ Forum: Latest Posts

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Word Whomp • Re: Easter designs

By Namaskar2U » March 25th, 2017, 1:03 am

ok thanks

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Word Whomp • Re: Out-dated dictionary

By Mod_Aby » March 24th, 2017, 10:45 pm

Each Word Game on Pogo uses its own dictionary which was programmed in at the time of its development.

Therefore, while some words are accepted in one game they will not be accepted in another game.

Word Whomp is one of Pogo's older Word Games. It is unlikely that it will be reprogrammed at this time or in the foreseeable future.

If you would like to express your concern to Pogo, please use the help link at the top of the page. Click on help and then Contact Us on the next page.

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Word Whomp • Out-dated dictionary

By CGreene262 » March 24th, 2017, 10:24 pm

Please update your dictionary. Some words, which I KNOW are words have not been accepted.

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Word Whomp • Re: Easter designs

By CAGal1950 » March 24th, 2017, 9:03 pm

Yes, that is correct. You cannot change the Theme in Word Whomp Whackdown.

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Word Whomp • Re: Easter designs

By Namaskar2U » March 24th, 2017, 8:41 pm

Yes, I know, I already posted that I can't use Chrome because of Flash. And I had it in my mind and intended to say Whackdown, but left it out not on purpose, which is why I corrected myself. But, that doesn't address the reason I wrote it. I guess we cannot change the background in Whackdown - correct?

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Word Whomp • Re: Easter designs

By Mod_Jada » March 24th, 2017, 8:01 pm

Namaskar2U wrote:
I do have the theme button on Word Whomp, but not on Word Whomp Whackdown, which is what I've been writing about here - and will not load in Chrome at all. I think that it wasn't clear before that it's the Whackdown with the issue.


You posted in the Word Whomp forum, not Word Whomp Whackdown.

Word Whomp Whackdown is a Java game. Chrome no longer supports Java games so you need to use a browser such as Internet Explorer in order to play the Java games.

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Word Whomp • Re: Easter designs

By Namaskar2U » March 24th, 2017, 7:49 pm

I do have the theme button on Word Whomp, but not on Word Whomp Whackdown, which is what I've been writing about here - and will not load in Chrome at all. I think that it wasn't clear before that it's the Whackdown with the issue.

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Word Whomp • Re: Easter designs

By vane jarekjh » March 24th, 2017, 8:51 am

I just tried now using both IE and Chrome and the Theme button is there, right above the basket with eggs, and is working right for me.
I changed and playing now using the Beach theme.

No idea why is not working for you, sorry
But I think the Easter theme is not so bad, is only a few color eggs here and there and not as intrusive as in other games (Xmas theme in Poppit)

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Word Whomp • Re: Easter designs

By Namaskar2U » March 24th, 2017, 5:58 am

I know that is how it's usually done, but I'm using IE and there is no theme button on my game window. That's why I asked. I can see no way to change it. Before the Easter design I did have a theme button. I can't use Firefox because of Java. Chrome doesn't work, either.

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Word Whomp • Re: no P O G O letters in games

By Mod_Jada » March 23rd, 2017, 9:15 pm

Just click 'New Game" until you get a puzzle that has one or more of those letters.

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Word Whomp • no P O G O letters in games

By cm57bs » March 23rd, 2017, 9:14 pm

:x Played 8 games in a row. None of them had P.O.G.O. at all. You would think that you would have at least 1 per game.

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Word Whomp • Re: game not working

By Mod_Jada » March 23rd, 2017, 6:14 pm

bubbaloves wrote:
I am not getting credit today for any of the P, G, O, words. Yesterday it was fine. Today nothing.


Check your progress by clicking the Challenges tab underneath the game.
See if your credits show over there.
Keep the Chat Rooms tab open while you play and check the Challenges tab after a round that allowed you to make words containing the letters P O or G.

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Word Whomp • Re: game not working

By bubbaloves » March 23rd, 2017, 6:10 pm

I am not getting credit today for any of the P, G, O, words. Yesterday it was fine. Today nothing.

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Word Whomp • Re: game not working

By Mod_Jada » March 23rd, 2017, 3:04 pm

RSAPYGMIES wrote:
Not giving credit for words. The daily challenge worked just fine and giving me credit but not the weekly challenge.


You will only get credit for words that contain the letters P O and G.
For example: Gin and Pie.
You won't get credit for words that don't have the required letters.

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Word Whomp • Re: game not working

By RSAPYGMIES » March 23rd, 2017, 1:15 pm

Not giving credit for words. The daily challenge worked just fine and giving me credit but not the weekly challenge.

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