1. The horror that is pulling all vowels out of the bag. Flickr: carbonnyc / Via Creative Is "eee" a word? 2. Or worse, all consonants. Flickr: notanyron / Via Creative Commons ADFGADFGHDGAFDHFG! 3. The agony of playing a word you're not quite sure is an actual word. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Adult Swim / Via metalocalypse.tumblr.com Please don't challenge, please don't challenge, please don't challenge... 4. The surge of confidence when someone challenges a word you know is accepted. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF AMC / Via reddit.com Want to challenge? Go ahead. Make my day. 5. The joy/hate of two letter words like Qi or Xi. Via amazon.com All depends on if you're playing the word or not. BTW, I'm totally buying this shirt. 6. The confused anger when someone plays in the space you were about to play in. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney / Via elsewhhere.tumblr.com And you blocked the triple letter square? Ugh. 7. When someone doesn't hide their rack and then accuses you of looking. Flickr: zak / Via Creative Commons It's not my fault you left it out in the open! 8. Conversely, feeling violated when you catch someone looking at your tiles. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney / Via randar.com I mean, what're we playing? Scruples? 9. How incredible the tiles feel in the palm of your hand. Flickr: zieak / Via Creative Commons They're like little squares of endless potential. 10. Hitting that triple word square with a doozy. Via reddit.com Boom! 11. Constantly rearranging letters even when you're not playing. Via reddit.com It was like that when I found it. Honest. 12. The sweet, sweet feeling of using all of your letters and getting a Bingo. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF The Weinstein Co. / Via reddit.com That'll be an extra 50 points, thank you very much. 13. The frustration of someone taking forever to play a word, only to put down "to." Flickr: noisyspoon Or something else equally frustrating. 14. Trying to spread out on the board, only to watch a whole section go unused. Flickr: zimpenfish / Via Creative Commons But all those double word squares look so lonely. :( 15. That strange moment when the words on the board sort of make sense. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via scorpiondagger.tumblr.com Sort of. 16. How sometimes you just have to get a game in no matter what. Flickr: leighty / Via Creative Commons Baseball, immaletchoofinish, but Scrabble is the greatest game of all time. 17. How in the end, all Scrabble players feel the same way about God's gift to boardgames. Flickr: latteda / Via Creative Commons Amen.