Wordle Postgame Report, October 3


Wordle Postgame Report, October 3
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October 3, STING, 4/6

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I WAS SO happy to have thought of MOLAR as a starting word that I'd written it down the day before and saved it. It went 0 for 5. Time for a whole new start, with SPENT, which got a green S, green N, and yellow T. ST- at the front, then, and some other vowel in the middle. STINK? Or STING? Or STUNG or STUNK. I will keep on choosing STINK until it wins, but this was not the day; the K came up gray. STING, then. A pettily painful end.

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