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North Dakota has the nation's best Wordle solvers, website says

North Dakota's average Wordle score is 3.65, edging out Delaware by .05 points.

Instructions for Wordle, the web-based word game played on a mobile phone are seen in this picture illustration
Instructions for Wordle, the web-based word game played on a mobile phone, are seen in this picture illustration taken February 1, 2022.
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When it comes to lighting up those green squares, no one does it like North Dakota, a website reports.

The website WordTips recently shared the results of their analysis of nearly 200,000 tweets and, using location data, determined that North Dakotans, on average, have a better score than any other state in the U.S.

North Dakota's average Wordle score is 3.65, edging out Delaware by .05 points. The WordTips analysis identifies St. Paul, one state over, as the highest-scoring U.S. city.

To play the popular word game , players must guess a five-letter word in six guesses or less. As they progress, they are given information about which guesses are correct and whether letters are in the right location or not. The game features one word a day.

A game typically takes around five or ten minutes, and a player's browser tracks their streaks and scoring tendencies. The game also offers a quick way to share game performance via social media, SMS or chat, making it simple to commiserate on the game with fellow players.

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According to the New York Times , which bought the game in January for an "undisclosed price in the low-seven figures," Wordle was created by a Brooklyn, N.Y., software engineer named Josh Wardle. Wardle, a fan of word games, built it for himself and his partner, but soon opened it to the world after positive feedback from family. Within months, the game was averaging millions of users daily.

Sweden takes the crown for the best country at Wordle, with the U.S. coming in 18th, the website said.

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