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« on: January 27, 2022, 11:48:42 PM »
Anyone else been doing these? I've not been spamming them across Twitter, but I think they're enjoyable enough little puzzles - I've not failed one yet, and I think it's a bit random how "well" one does, but I do quite like things that make me think through my own vocabulary a bit.

In case anyone hasn't come across it, it's a word guessing game based at:
https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/

They post one puzzle a day, you guess a word, it gives green (right letter and place), yellow (right letter wrong place), and black (wrong letter) designations, you get up to six guesses. I think I once had to use all six, mostly I'm getting them in about four.

Today's I managed in three due mainly to luck (it gives you a little readout to show your guess pattern, but not what your words were so as not to give the game away):

Wordle 223 3/6

🟩⬛🟩🟨⬛
🟩🟩🟩⬛⬛
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2022, 07:48:20 PM »
I hadn't actually tried one until today though I had seen a lot of people posting about them.

I was quite pleased with three guesses though, yes, I do think there's a certain degree of luck involved!

Wordle 223 3/6

⬜🟩⬜🟨🟩
⬜🟩🟩⬜🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Re: Wordles
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2022, 11:51:06 PM »
Today's took four, which I think is more average:

Wordle 224 4/6

⬛⬛🟨⬛⬛
⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛
🟩🟨🟨⬛⬛
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2022, 10:39:37 AM »
Another four:

Wordle 226 4/6

⬛⬛🟩⬛⬛
⬛⬛🟩⬛⬛
⬛🟩🟨⬛⬛
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

My guess distribution is now zero ones, one two, two threes, nine fours, three fives and a six, so four seems to be very heavily the average here.
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2022, 05:41:19 PM »
Wordle 226 2/6

🟩⬜⬜⬜⬜
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I forgot to do yesterday's one, but today went well!

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Re: Wordles
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2022, 09:19:40 PM »
Oh that's impressive :) Also, wait, how did you get it to do it with white boxes, it always gives me black from the automatic readout?
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2022, 10:55:05 PM »
I'm not sure, it just seems to do that when I click share and it copies the pattern for me to paste

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Re: Wordles
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2022, 04:57:20 PM »
Aha - I'm getting dark boxes because I was using it in dark mode :)

Here's today's:

Wordle 227 4/6

🟨⬜⬜🟨⬜
⬜🟨⬜🟨🟨
🟨🟩🟨⬜🟨
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2022, 02:50:18 PM »
Here's today's!

Wordle 228 4/6

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Re: Wordles
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2022, 12:19:56 AM »
Had a couple of threes in recent days :) Though four guesses remains the norm by a mile.

Wordle 229 3/6

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What I actually guessed (conveniently, unlike other social media, we have the joys of spoiler tags here so we can share without spoilering people who've not done it yet:
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I feel like playing Wildermyth might've put me in an agrarian mood.
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2022, 11:10:32 AM »
Here's mine! Three and two seem to be my most common number of guesses so far but that may just be luck!

Wordle 229 2/6

⬜⬜🟩🟩⬜
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2022, 11:30:38 AM »
I wonder if I partly overthink these things - like, I'll take strategic guesses to try and work out letter positioning rather than jumping straight for the most likely answer - which then reliably gets fours but rarely shoots for twos.
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2022, 08:52:41 PM »
Wordle 230 3/6

🟨🟨🟨⬛⬛
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Three guesses today!

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Re: Wordles
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2022, 10:01:31 PM »
Another four for me:

Wordle 230 4/6

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⬛🟨🟨🟩🟨
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Re: Wordles
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2022, 09:54:29 PM »
Wordle 231 6/6

⬛⬛🟨⬛⬛
⬛🟩🟨⬛⬛
⬛🟩🟨⬛🟩
⬛🟩⬛🟨🟩
🟩🟩⬛🟨🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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