AMUSING CALCULATOR WORD GAME

If you are bored, tired or if you have 5 minutes to kill, try this amusing calculator word game that will definitely make you smile!

How it works?

The game is based on the resemblance of numeric digits if looked at upside down and letters:
  • “0” represents “O” or “D”
  • “1” looks like “I”
  • “2” resembles “Z”
  • “3” stands for “E”
  • “4” appears as “h”
  • “5” is used as “S”
  • “6” is considered to be a lowercase “g”
  • “7” corresponds to “L”
  • “8” transforms to “B”
  • “9” renders a capital “G”

Try it yourself!

It’s time to take a calculator and to have yourself a good time generating words! We have prepared a list of words to start with. Type out the following combinations, then turn your calculator upside down and see what you’ll get:
  • 77345 – ShELL
  • 7714 – hILL
  • 07734 – hELLO
  • 06 – gO
  • 14 – hI
  • 5637 – LegS
  • 710 – OIL
  • 002 – ZOO
You can search for more combinations on the Internet or make up your own ones!

Other variants of spelling

There are other variants of the game which makes it even more captivating for inquisitive minds! You can not only turn your calculator upside down but also rotate it 90 degrees clockwise or counterclockwise from upright or even turn it towards a mirror!
  • If you rotate your calculator 90 degrees clockwise from upright, numeric digits “2”, “3”, “4”, “5”, “6”, “7”, “8”, “9” will appear as “N”, “W”, “c”, “u”, “a”, “J”, “oo”, “b”, respectively.
  • 90-degree counterclockwise rotation will transform digits “2”, “3”, “4”, “5”, “6”, “7”, “8”, “9” to “N”, “M”, “J”, “u”, “b”, “c/r”, “oo”, “a”, respectively.
  • Finally, if you place a calculator in front of a mirror, digits “2”, “3”, “4”, “5”, “6”, “7”, “8”, “9” will resemble “S”, “E”, “Y”, “Z”, “a”, “r/T”, “B”, “e”, respectively.
Now when you know the rules, it’s time to entertain yourself playing the amusing calculator word game!
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