Wordle

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Re: Wordle

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Gavin Chipper wrote: ↑Thu Mar 17, 2022 4:26 pm I noticed a few people failed on yesterday's Wordle (CATER). They got the ATER and ran out of guesses for the first letter. I went for WHEEL. Took out WATER, HATER and LATER in one go. That's how you're supposed to play, losers.
That's how you play if you play on easy mode. Some of us prefer a bit of a challenge though 8-)
I've also abandoned picking a 'good' word to start, it was getting a bit monotonous. My aim is now to try and get it in 6, with 5 fully grey goes before. I started today with BLINK for example.

I generally try and play Quordle on hard mode (although self imposed rules). After my first guess, if there is any of the 4 sections which is totally grey, I can guess 5 new letters. Otherwise, I need to pick a section and play it on hard mode (although the section can change each time).
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Re: Wordle

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Easy mode is just the better way to play. People select "hard mode" because of the name presumably so it makes it sound better. But if they renamed the option "Force me to play with poor tactics" I wonder how many people would select it. Also it might be harder to win on hard mode because it forces poor play, but it's not necessarily harder to play. There's less scope so you're forced down a narrower path with fewer options.
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I find playing on easy mode so monotonous though. Once you get a method nailed on, just fire out the same 3/4 starting words and you're done.

I find it more exilharating to introduce a bit of jeapordy. I've only failed once* 'hard' mode, so I'm either very lucky or their are tactics involved to a greater extent.

The word was TASTE, I essentially got to my final guess, knowing it would either be TEASE or TASTE, plumped for the wrong one. (May have been the other way round).
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Re: Wordle

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Have yis tried this one? The idea is to not get the word. Bloody tough. Haven't got one yet. At least it's not daily.

https://lazyguyy.github.io/survivle/
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Re: Wordle

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Also one for movie buffs. Got today's in one.

https://framed.wtf/
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Framed #13
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https://framed.wtf

Right up my Strasse
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Anyone tried Mathler?
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Mark James wrote: ↑Wed Mar 23, 2022 3:34 pm Have yis tried this one? The idea is to not get the word. Bloody tough. Haven't got one yet. At least it's not daily.

https://lazyguyy.github.io/survivle/
nice. failed in 5. then won in 9. if that is winning.
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Re: Wordle

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There's parkrundle where you have to get the name of a UK parkrun. But it's not very good really. The guesses can be anything (e.g. just a load of common letters put together in no particular order if you want) so it makes it a bit different from the other Wordle clones and probably too easy.
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Heardle today is excellent :D
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Thought I'd share what my common Wordle routine has been so far:

Wordle 289 6/6

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Here's the analysis: https://wordle-analyzer.com/?seed=7&gue ... trhbc&hm=0

#Heardle #38

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https://heardle.app/

#Flagdle #21 X/6 (97%)

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🟩🟩🟩🟨⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩⬜
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https://www.flagdle.org/

Musicle

Rock #53 (3/3)
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Liverpool #53 (3/3)
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Metalhead #53 (2/3)
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https://musicle.app

Quizl #20

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Play: https://quizl.io/

Gonna do the Duotrigordle later today.
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Re: Wordle

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I got Heardle, 80s Heardle and 90s Heardle all on the first attempt today. Don't think I've done that before.
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Re: Wordle

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Do many people even still play wordle? I haven't played it in months because it quickly got boring, and I've not really heard anyone speaking about it recently. Definitely feels like the hype has died down.
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Re: Wordle

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The hype has definitely died down. I still play it but the average time of day has got later, suggesting it's not as much of a priority.
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I play most days but not every day. But yeah it's not a big thing now.
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I still play the MAIN version and Heardle, but honestly I don't pay much attention to every other variant out there
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Wordle and Quordle reasonably often, same as a few months ago.
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Re: Wordle

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Fiona T wrote: ↑Mon Jul 11, 2022 8:38 pm I play most days but not every day. But yeah it's not a big thing now.
It’s a fad. :)
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Felt like wanting to say because I only found out yesterday that Spotify has officially acquired Heardle. As an American hopefully this'll mean I'll get to use my VPN less since there have been a few times when the song wouldn't be available in my country.
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Re: Wordle

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Every morning I play the NY Times daily Wordle, each evening I play Wordlegame.org, yesterday, rather spookily, both words were the same!!

I always use the same start word, and once on Wordlegame.org it was THE word!
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Re: Wordle

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If you get the correct word first time on Wordle it calls you a genius. That's the last thing you are, you're either very lucky or a cheat. No skill involved.
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Re: Wordle

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Fred Mumford wrote: ↑Tue Jul 19, 2022 10:45 am If you get the correct word first time on Wordle it calls you a genius. That's the last thing you are, you're either very lucky or a cheat. No skill involved.
I thought this.
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