Hasbro’s decision to sue the developers of popular Facebook Scrabble clone Scrabulous has resulted in US users being blocked from playing the game. That’s potentially bad news for players everywhere: if you’re in the middle of a game with a Stateside friend, you’re effectively in lexical limbo. Fortunately, there’s a workaround. Quite appropriately, a Facebook group has been set up which shows how to evade the block, by using Firefox and the FoxyProxy extension to route all Scrabulous games through a proxy server. Follow the link for full instructions. [Easy to follow instructions for playing Scrabulous in the US or Canada]
How to play Scrabulous with US players
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