Wordle Postgame Report, August 15


Wordle Postgame Report, August 15
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August 15, POKER, 4/6

The Wordle Postgame Report is a brief analysis of a game of Wordle, the five-letter-word guessing game now owned by the New York Times. If you do not play Wordle, Indignity encourages you to please skip this item. The existence of the Wordle Postgame Report does not constitute an endorsement of playing Wordle, of not playing Wordle, or of the New York Times.

SOMETIMES LUCK DOESN’T show up right away. SHRED got a yellow R and a green E. FLIER placed the R correctly, but added no other letters to the mix. So there were two green letters, but they were part of _ _ _ E R. It could have been anything—or not quite anything. The earlier words had knocked out any possibilities with -DER or -SER. So it looked like a chute, but it didn't feel like one quite yet. I played POWER: green P, green O, green E, green R. Other people in the Wordle chat would be going bust, falling off the bottom of the screen. I just needed to draw one more: K, for POKER, a flush of green. Luck of the draw.

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