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Oi.. how did you get that final hurdle in one? :shock:
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I didn't think I would when I first saw the information we got! But...

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...knowing which vowel would have to be involved made a big difference, so after thinking for a few minutes I was reasonably confident in my guess. Also, knowing there wasn't an S made it unlikely the N would be in the second position, which helped narrow things down.
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That's some awesome sleuthing!
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I think the programming of wafflegame might be faulty. I noticed some letters that were yellow but were not in the same row or column as their final position. Unless I misunderstand the rules? It's not the first time I've noticed this.
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Wordle 461 5/6

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🟩🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟩🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟩⬜🟩🟩🟩
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Jude wrote: Fri Sep 23, 2022 1:36 pm I think the programming of wafflegame might be faulty. I noticed some letters that were yellow but were not in the same row or column as their final position. Unless I misunderstand the rules? It's not the first time I've noticed this.
Hmm. I don't think I've run across this HOWEVER, yellow letters are often in the crossroad between 2 words and can be in either word. I'll pay attention and if I notice that I'll let you know.
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I can give you a specific example from today's puzzle, but I guess that would involve spoilers...
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I will let you know after I play. :D
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SPOILER FOR TODAY'S WAFFLE GAME. Don't look if you don't want to be spoiled.
Hidden text.
I'm guessing this is what you are referring to Jude? The redundant O?
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#waffle245 5/5

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
🟩🟩⭐🟩🟩
🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

🔥 streak: 41
🥈 #wafflesilverteam
Wordle 461 3/6

⬛🟨⬛⬛⬛
⬛🟩⬛⬛⬛
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Hurdle 265
https://hurdle.games

4/6
⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜
🟩⬜⬜⬜🟨
🟩🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
4/6
⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜
⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜
⬜🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
4/6
⬜🟨⬜🟨⬜
🟨🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟩⬜🟩🟩🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
4/6
🟨⬜⬜⬜⬜
⬜⬜🟩⬜⬜
⬜🟨🟩🟨⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Final X/2
⬜🟩🟨⬜⬜
🟩🟩🟩⬜🟩
I had 2 options on the final hurdle and chose the wrong one. :P
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Wordle 461 4/6*

⬛⬛⬛🟩⬛
⬛🟨⬛🟩⬛
⬛⬛⬛🟩🟨
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Hurdle 265
https://hurdle.games

3/6*
🟩🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟩⬜🟩⬜🟨
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
5/6*
⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜
⬜⬜⬜🟩⬜
⬜⬜⬜🟩⬜
⬜🟨⬜🟩⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
4/6*
⬜🟨⬜🟨⬜
🟨🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟩🟨🟩🟩⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
5/6*
🟨⬜⬜⬜⬜
🟨⬜🟩🟨⬜
🟨🟨🟩⬜⬜
⬜⬜🟩🟩🟨
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Final X/2*
🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜
🟩🟩🟩⬜🟩

I suspect I made the same incorrect guess as Rose in the Final Hurdle. Honestly, I'm pleased to have made it that far when (sort of) functioning on zero sleep. :D

#waffle245 3/5

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
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🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Wordle 461 4/6

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'You just said "your getting shorter": you've obviously been drinking too much ent-draught and not enough Prim's.' - Jude
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Wordle 462 5/6

⬜⬜🟨🟨⬜
⬜🟨🟩🟨⬜
⬜🟩🟩⬜🟩
🟨🟩🟩⬜🟩
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Wordle 462 4/6

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With 3 green in the first try, I thought I would get it faster!
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Those words are sneaksy. This one was especially sneaksy. Occasionally I'm tempted to 'go for it' on my second word but mostly I use a second defining word because, depending upon how many options there are after the first word, it can be a real rabbit hole.
Hidden text.
After my first word in this game for example, there were still at least 13/14 options. So I count up the letters in the possible answers to determine what 2nd word will give me my best option (for example in this case there were (at least) 5-G, 4-D, 3-T, 2-H,P,B,K,V, 1-M,Z,S,I) Then I find a 2nd word that will optimize my chances. In this case I wanted a word that definitely had a G and D with an I for the vowel. In some cases, especially when you have yellow tiles, it's important to look at placement to rule out words. If I have a lot of yellow tiles I write the potential words down in a column and determine what word would optimize my chances by elimination.
Wordle 462 3/6

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#waffle246 4/5

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Hurdle 266
4/6
🟨⬜⬜⬜⬜
⬜🟨⬜🟨⬜
⬜🟩🟨🟨⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
4/6
⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨
⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨
⬜⬜⬜🟩🟨
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
5/6
⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜
⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨
🟩⬜⬜🟨🟩
🟩🟩🟩⬜🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
5/6
⬜⬜⬜🟩⬜
⬜⬜⬜🟩⬜
⬜🟩🟨⬜⬜
🟩⬜🟨🟩⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Final 2/2
⬜🟨⬜🟨🟨
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
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Wordle 462 5/6*

⬛🟨🟨🟨⬛
🟨🟨🟨⬛⬛
🟨🟩⬛⬛🟩
⬛🟩⬛🟩🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Hurdle 266
https://hurdle.games

6/6*
⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜
⬜🟨⬜⬜⬜
🟨⬜⬜🟩⬜
⬜⬜⬜🟩🟩
⬜⬜⬜🟩🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
5/6*
⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨
🟩🟩⬜⬜🟨
🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜
🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
4/6*
⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜
🟩⬜⬜⬜🟩
🟩⬜⬜🟩🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
3/6*
⬜⬜⬜🟩⬜
🟩⬜⬜🟩⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Final X/2*
⬜⬜⬜🟩🟩
⬜🟩🟨🟩🟩

(Had a brain fart with my first guess in the final round which meant it was basically wasted. :neutral: Oh well.)

#waffle246 4/5

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🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
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🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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The final hurdle was a tough one. Again.
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#waffle247 5/5

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
🟩🟩⭐🟩🟩
🟩⭐🟩⭐🟩
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Your streak is above sixty, so you should be a member of the #silverteam now.
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