Design eight-bit-style glyphs in 6x5 pixels with three colors that can be used as a secondary challenge in Wordle.

Answers should be appropriate glyphs containing rows that are possible to generate in real Wordle play and are (at least a little) artistic.

The challenge is against yourself:

  • Once you know the answer of the day find words using actual play that produce as many glyphs as possible from the answers below.
  • Challenge yourself with arbitrary (not artistic) 6x5 patterns of three colors so long as no rows are impossible (for example GGGGGY is impossible to generate in play and GGGGGG must be last if it's used)

Spring Has Sprung is a relatively fun one. The second turn can be challenging if there is only one vowel but otherwise it's easy and a good intro to this challenge.

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Marilyn is very hard because turn 1 needs a suitable 5-letter anagram with no letter in its original position and turn 5 is even more constrained.

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Merry Christmas is a present for you, making three challenges to begin.

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Post more challenge glyphs in the Answers and challenge yourself to create as many as possible after solving each day's Wordle.

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    $\begingroup$ I’m voting to close this question because without a definition of what would answer this question it turns into an ill-defined, open-ended puzzle (and open-ended puzzles are off-topic as of May 2019) $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 13:42
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    $\begingroup$ The idea of getting to row 4 of Merry Christmas and then not immediately solving the Wordle is making me itch all over... $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 14:07
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    $\begingroup$ As @PuzzlingFerret states, your question if off-topic for this site (see the guidance here). This is a fun mechanic though, you could come up with your own rebus, limiting yourself to using glyphs in Wordle grids, and share that here. $\endgroup$
    – Tonks
    Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 14:21
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    $\begingroup$ Answers to this would change literally every day, and you even invite people to post new questions as part of their answers. This is a game, not a puzzle. Perhaps you'd like Reddit? $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 14:44
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    $\begingroup$ If there is only one word that satisfies the three picture then it's a clear objective question I think? If there are two, then like many other questions, any answers are accepted (but should be not too many, perhaps 2-3 possible answers are acceptable). The question would be something like "Find a Wordle word for which you can make these pictures using guesses" $\endgroup$
    – justhalf
    Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 15:06

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Today's Wordle solution is


You can draw Spring has sprung with the following tries:


You cannot draw a Marylin

because of the constraints on row 5: there no word following the pattern LIG*H

I cannot create a Merry Christmas either

because of the 4th and 6th rows, when we need a word with the pattern L*I*T or L*H*T.

But maybe someone with a better knowledge of English than me will find a way.

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    $\begingroup$ I'm downvoting this as an answer to a blatantly off-topic question $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 14:23
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    $\begingroup$ @PuzzlingFerret It makes absolutely no sense to downvote someone trying to help the OP regardless of topicness. $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 14:44
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    $\begingroup$ @RewanDemontay to me, it makes more sense than answering a blatantly off-topic question. Why close a question if people get answers regardless, when the close votes come in slowly. Also, as this question doesn't have a single definitive answer it's not 'helping' anybody in the way the site helps people normally. $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 15:04
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    $\begingroup$ I disagree with downvoting answers to off-topic questions. But I agree that this one should be down-voted because it doesn't even answer the (off topic) question that was asked. The question as posed is to come up with additional feasible challenges to be played against yourself. (I understand now that is too open ended). The question does not request solutions to a particular challenge. If it did, there would be "daily answers", not the intent at all. $\endgroup$
    – jay613
    Commented Jan 31, 2022 at 17:41

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