What Does Your Wordle Score (And Where You Post It) Say About You?

It is fair to say that the new word game has taken the world by storm. Whether it’s the utter frustration of the once-a-day-only ability to score (it’s like sex in your fifties) or the communal delight of everyone facing the same challenge at the same time (like a pandemic wasn’t enough to achieve that), Wordle has become the glue that holds society together. In case you are curious what your ranking out of six might signify, or indeed how advertising your number might affect your societal standing, read on!

Here is what your Wordle score says about you!

1/6: Luck. Total mind-blowing luck. You should definitely play the lottery.

2/6: Luck. Very impressive luck. You should probably play the lottery.

3/6: Mostly luck. Some skill but still. Primarily luck. You should consider playing the lottery.

4/6: OK. Nice one. Some skill. Little bit of luck but mostly skill. Good for you. Good for you and the 79% of Wordle players who also land on 4 or more. Play the lottery if you have some spare cash, but don’t borrow money to do so.

5/6: Little bit pathetic to be honest. Clearly you don’t have much luck, but really, by now you should have figured out the word. Best not play the lottery. Maybe also give up playing Wordle.

6/6: Sad. Invest in a book.  

Here is what publicizing your Wordle score says about you!

1/6: What? Unless you are making some kind of point about planetary alignment you clearly have a 0/6 understanding of how luck works. 

2/6: You’d better be making a point about planetary alignment.

3/6: Nice. This is worth publicizing. Don’t forget to mention the planets though.

4/6: This is by far the most common Wordle score. Why would you put on your social media that you are completely average? Celebrate your Honda Civic while you’re there.

5/6: Like saying you got a D in Food Studies. We admire your entirely unearned confidence.

6/6: Consider getting off social media. Maybe invest in a book?

Lalita Dee
Author: Lalita Dee
Lalita Dee is a writer and comedian originally from Amsterdam. Her observational and narrative humor describes her queer experiences as she navigates her way through the US, the heteropatriarchy, and single motherhood. Her humor has been described as “intelligently hilarious” as well as “some feminist BS."