A social drawing game for iOS and Android where you draw and guess words with other players, either cooperatively or competitively.

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How do I stop playing?

In Draw Something, occasionally I'll see a message that my opponent has resigned from the game. It's nothing to do with the quality of my fat-fingered drawings, I assure you. But I do wonder - how ...
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How are coins distributed?

In DrawSomething, when either you or your opponent guess a drawing correctly, you get shown a screen that says "Drawsome!" and then both of your avatars, along with the number of coins that drawing ...
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If I upgrade my Draw Something, who gets to use the bonus words?

I've noticed a few ads in between drawing sessions that recommend I purchase the game (instead of using the free version). It mentions 1000 more words, no ads, free stuff, etc, but who gets to draw ...
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Are there any checks for cheating, or is the game based on trust?

I have been playing Draw Something for 24 hours and I have noticed that a few random opponents spell out the answer if they cannot draw it. This kind of ruins the fun, but I can imagine it would be a ...
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Which color packs overlap?

Looking over the color shop, I can see some color are available in different packs, for example both the fall package and the holiday package contains the same shade of yellow, which is included in ...
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What happens when you reach the maximum streak?

Apparently Draw Something has a maximum streak of 99 (which will be raised to 999 in a future update). What happens when you reach the maximum streak? Does that game end, does it reset to 0, or just ...
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Lost my colour palette in Draw Something

I have come back to play after a couple of hours and I have lost my colours. I now have red, blue, yellow, green, and black. I did have about 20 different colours I had bought which are now ...
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Does your drawing partner see trashed drawings?

In Draw Something if you completely mess up a drawing you can press the Trash button to start again. Will your drawing partner see the drawings that you trash, or will they only see the final version? ...
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What does 'Nudge' actually do?

In Draw Something, if my opponent hasn't made a move in a little while (a day or so, I guess, haven't measured how long it takes) I get the option to Nudge them. The button is grey and appears where ...
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Are draw delays, during my turn to draw, displayed to the other user/opponent?

If I delay whilst it is my turn to draw in Draw Something, is the delay transmitted to the other user? Example - I start drawing, but I am then away from my device for 5 minutes to put the kettle on. ...
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What does the arrow in the bottom left corner do?

When watching someone's drawing bring drawn, in the bottom of the drawing area (above the letters) there are two icons. I know the one on the right, which looks like two arrows around each other, ...
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Draw Something on more than one device

I have an iPad and iPhone, can I use the same account on both devices? If so, do I need to be careful and frequently sync the devices to the cloud?
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Can I associate the account with Facebook after it was already created?

My wife has created a Draw Something account directly, not using Facebook as the login mechanism, but she now regrets doing that. Can she associate the existing account with Facebook somehow, or does ...
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Is there a limit to the number of games I can have going?

I thought I read some where the limit is 4 games in draw-something, but I am now on my 5th one.. I am simply wondering if there is a limit to the number of games I can have going at any given time?
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How can I return to menu in Draw Something

After I solve a friend's painting, sometimes I don't want to send him a new drawing. I wish to return to the menu but I can't seem to find how to do that without forcing the app to close.
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How to get more colours?

How can I get different brush colours? I am on iPhone and my friend on Android has different colours. This post mentions that there is a colour shop, but I can only seem to find a bomb shop.
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Is there a way to view past pictures that you have drawn?

I was playing and I did a drawing I thought was pretty good. Is there any way to go back without taking a screenshot before hitting done? I have another chance when I watch them back during the video ...
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What to do if the other player's drawing is blank?

I am just playing with a random player but at the second turn I got the notification that his/her drawing is ready, but when I play the video nothing occurs, the drawing is always blank. What does it ...
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How to stop playing with a player without being forced to quit and restart?

I don't know what's happening with Draw Something but apparently 30/50% of players prefer not play the game and write directly the word I have to guess. I don't like it so I prefer to Pass and ...
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Is there any penalty for a wrong guess?

Sometimes I'm tempted to write rude words to my friends (not random people!) as a joke guess. Is there any penalty for incorrect guesses, such as losing coins? There's no visual indicator, but then ...
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After blocking someone, how do I keep someone from chatting?

I blocked someone who was asking for personal information. He/She became rude in his/her drawings and chat. I blocked this person but they are still sending chat messages. How can I delete/block chats ...
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Missing watch-guess/guess phase

Quite often, I don't get the chance to watch my opponent guess my word or to guess theirs; when I click "play" I just get given a choice of words to draw. Our success streak doesn't reset, but I'm not ...
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How can I send 7 coins in Draw Something?

Does anyone know how my opponent can award 7 coins for guessing correctly? The most I can select for their turn is 3 coins. How do they award seven coins for a single turn?
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What is that number on top of my friend's profile picture?

When I play Draw Something with a friend, my friend's profile has a number shown on top of it. Sometimes, it says 1, or 2... what does this number represent? It doesn't have nothing to do with the ...
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Saving images in Draw Something for Windows Phone

I know Draw Something for iOS and Android can save drawings. For the life of me, I can't find this feature in the Windows Phone version. I'm not sure if the WP version is as up to date as the other ...
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Game automatically quits when opponent guesses drawing

Draw something is automatically quitting on me. I've already uninstalled and reinstalled it which didn't work. I managed to get it to work again after I deleted the player and they also deleted me and ...
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Is there a way to link accounts for Draw Something?

My mom just got an iPad for Mother's Day and wanted to know if it was possible to use the same account that she already had on her Android phone with her new iPad. I tried to set it up that way, but ...
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Can I share colors, bombs, contacts between Android and iOS devices?

I've got an iPod touch which I'd like to install the app on, but I use Draw Something on my Samsung Galaxy S II with the paid version. Will I lose colours, bombs, or contacts in changing devices ...
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How do I log into DrawSomething after I close my Facebook account?

I used to sign into DrawSomething using my Facebook account but then I closed and deleted my Facebook account and since then haven't been able to log into DrawSomething. Numerous password requests ...
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Draw Something is not sending my password to my email

I have forgotten my password for Draw Something, so I have followed the instructions to get my password reset and emailed to me and I received a message stating "your password has been sent" but it ...
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Transferring my existing draw something game data to a new phone

I've been playing draw somwthing for a little while now and have collected coins, colors, etc. but I've just replaced my old Galaxy S for a newer Galaxy S2 Skyrocket and was wondering if I can ...
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Draw Something turn out of synch

Ok, I am in a weird state in one of my games. It seems that my device forgot about one of my drawings even though it was sent to my partner. So now her guesses show up as guesses for the next ...
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Both my opponent and I are in Waiting mode for the game?

The game is Waiting at Both me and my opponent. We have tried to nudge eachother bur it Does not come up - What do we do?
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how to log into existing user name which has active games

I was playing draw something on my HTC but I wanted to start playing on my iPod touch. When I logged out of my HTC and logged in the my iPod all my games that I was playing were gone. How to I ...
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Not able to see opponent's drawing in Draw Something [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing watch-guess/guess phase I don't see my friends drawing on Draw Something. When it says it's my turn it goes right to my choices of what to draw without letting ...
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How does the “random opponent” work in Draw Something? [closed]

In Draw Something, how does the "random opponent" feature work? Is it completely random, or based off Facebook friends/detected location etc?
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The package colors on Draw Something doesn't work

So I played Draw Something (Free version) and had enough coins to buy a color package. When I click on the package, it tells me that I don't have enough coins but then, they take my coins and I don't ...
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How to get a rematch with resigned user?

I started a game with an random opponent. But after 68 moves she suddenly resigned. I think it was an accident. Problem is: I don't have this user as a friend on Facebook nor do I know her email. How ...
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How do I log in with a different account?

My sister downloaded Draw Something on my phone. She thought she could log in as herself, play, then I could log in and play. Since she logged in first it will not let me log in. I have uninstalled ...
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How can I log into Draw Something if I have forgotten my username and email?

I logged out of the game and now I lost my account but I do remember my email and username. I don't remember putting in a password when I originally started off. How can I recover my account?
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Purchased and earned coins not showing

I bought some coins for $1.99 and I appear to be earning coins, and they both don't show up. My balance remains at 0. How can I get my coin credits?
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Can the counter be expanded so plays above 999 are counted?

The counter stops at 999. Does anyone know how to get the counter to count above 999?
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Draw something won't let me take my turn

I've got notifications that people have drawn for me, but the game won't let me respond with my own drawing (wont let me take my turn). I've deleted and reinstalled the app but still nothing (iPhone ...
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Not showing boxes for letters

My opponents says that she is no longer shown the boxes for the letters, so she has no idea how many letters are in the word. She is playing on an iPad. I am the only player this is happening with. ...
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Is the Stats panel gone with Zynga's first big update?

There used to be stats available (see http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/56582/how-are-coins-distributed). With the most recent update from Zynga - is this gone? I guess it makes sense - ...
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Unable to select color in Draw Something

I have several color palettes along with the original colors that come with the app, however when it's my turn to draw, I can't click on any of them. I can only draw in black! I can scroll through ...
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Having problems buying colours [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The package colors on Draw Something doesn't work Lost my colour palette in Draw Something I have more than 900 points collected, but whenever I try to buy more ...
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3k views

Is Draw Something available on Blackberry? [closed]

Is Draw Something available on Blackberry? I cannot find it, but I am surprised if is is not present...
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Draw Something 2 - how to scroll the colour palette?

Alcatel OneTouch 983, Android 2.3.7 I needed more colours, so I picked up the free Despicable Me 2 colour set from the shop. The five new colours have appeared at the beginning of the palette; ...
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How do I change the pen size?

I'm playing Draw Something with someone and I've seen him draw with a thinner "pen" than the one I'm using. How can I use such a thin line? And can I also change the pen width to be wider than the ...