I am such a goof. I also know I’m totally hooked on Wordle.
Last Friday, I went to play Wordle and couldn’t. I would reload the page and reload the plugin, and I would not get those magic words “Wordle screen reader extension running.” The extension still worked in Canuckle, the Wordle with Canadian-themed words, so I knew I hadn’t broken it. But I could not get it to work with Wordle! I was really jonesin’ for my wordle fix!
I tried everything. I ran it on multiple devices, and all said nope. I even looked at the blob of code, as if I would magically understand it and be able to find the problem myself. Ha ha ha ha ha that’s a good one! When I would think of it, I kept googling to see if their was an update. I didn’t see one. But I knew I wasn’t the only one who couldn’t play.
Then I was seeing more and more blind folks posting their scores and I wondered why I was still out of luck. So I went to the Chrome Web store again to see if the extension had an update…and it did!
So I went to check the bookmarklet again, and…woo! New instructions!
If you use the Chrome extension, you don’t have to do anything. It will just update and you can just look at the rest of us like we’re freaks. But if you do the bookmarklet thing, you have to remove the old one and put in the new one. But it does work. I’ve already played again.
Steve says he’s really happy the Wordle thing is fixed, and he doesn’t even play! Hmmm…what does that mean?