Today’s Wordle answer: Friday, March 11 #265 with hints

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Sadly, Wordle is not a five-letter word
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Friday's Wordle is out and it's trickier than it may seem, partly due to a limited number of vowels, but with a solid system, we still got it. If you managed to work out Wordle #264 for yourself, you should be able to get this one – at least within five goes. The important thing with Wordle is not to rush and just put anything down, as that's where those lives whittle away. Use the first two wisely and then work with that. It hasn't let us down yet. 

If you need a bit more help with your technique, give T3’s official guide to Wordle a go. Not that we're bragging, but our opener is solid gold and has failed us yet. sometimes we get brave and try a few alternatives but you'll find this one works. 

Today's Wordle hint

You'll never know what a good time you're missing if you don't keep a look out. 

Is there any Wordle controversy today?  

Scientists finding Wordle solution

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As both a noun and a verb, there can be little controversy in today's answer. It feels a little on the basic side but as discussed, its structure might cause a bit more effort than yesterday's. 

Today's Wordle solution

Wordle 265

It's time. 

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Today's answer is WATCH, as in a wristwatch or to watch something. Did you watch the game? Can you keep watch for me? Oh isn't that a nice watch... both the verb to watch and the noun a watch, spelt the same way. 

For today's challenge, we broke out our classic ALIEN and SHOUT technique. Alien only got us an A, while Shout deliver H and T, none in the right places. With only three confirmed it took us one more try with WRATH, which delivered the W and put the H in the right position. The rest, we'll just put down to careful deliberation and a little luck. 

For those more recent music fans, Watch is the name of a lesser-known early Billie Eilish track. It has quite a cool video too if you haven't seen it, so do have a listen. Ã demain!

Duncan Bell

Duncan is the former lifestyle editor of T3 and has been writing about tech for almost 15 years. He has covered everything from smartphones to headphones, TV to AC and air fryers to the movies of James Bond and obscure anime. His current brief is everything to do with the home and kitchen, which is good because he is an excellent cook, if he says so himself. He also covers cycling and ebikes – like over-using italics, this is another passion of his. In his long and varied lifestyle-tech career he is one of the few people to have been a fitness editor despite being unfit and a cars editor for not one but two websites, despite being unable to drive. He also has about 400 vacuum cleaners, and is possibly the UK's leading expert on cordless vacuum cleaners, despite being decidedly messy. A cricket fan for over 30 years, he also recently become T3's cricket editor, writing about how to stream obscure T20 tournaments, and turning out some typically no-nonsense opinions on the world's top teams and players.

Before T3, Duncan was a music and film reviewer, worked for a magazine about gambling that employed a surprisingly large number of convicted criminals, and then a magazine called Bizarre that was essentially like a cross between Reddit and DeviantArt, before the invention of the internet. There was also a lengthy period where he essentially wrote all of T3 magazine every month for about 3 years. 

A broadcaster, raconteur and public speaker, Duncan used to be on telly loads, but an unfortunate incident put a stop to that, so he now largely contents himself with telling people, "I used to be on the TV, you know."

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