Heardle

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You used to be able to press skip while it was playing, so you didn't have to hear the first bits over and over again. Now pressing skip stops playback and sends it back to the beginning.

They changed it back. Someone there must read ilx, there's no other explanation. Hey! How about you bring back full screen album cover view?

dear confusion the catastrophe waitress (ledge), Friday, 22 July 2022 07:31 (four months ago) link

lol

groovypanda, Friday, 22 July 2022 09:10 (four months ago) link

one month passes...

(spoilers for the current one if you care)

i know the purchase was made a month and a half ago, but since the actual move to spotify.com this has felt annoyingly different.

the oldest song out the past 7 answers is from 2010. looking at the whole list of previous answers this is a clear shift. especially jeremy zucker/xxxtentacion/billie eilish three days in a row. i don't think i'm zoomer enough for this anymore.

, Sunday, 28 August 2022 04:47 (three months ago) link

spotify has ruined vanilla heardle to me, but luckily there are like a thousand bootleg heardles

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Sunday, 28 August 2022 06:08 (three months ago) link

I do 60s heardle, 70s heardle, lame 80s heardle (rip cool 80s heardle!), 90s heardle, us 90s heardle, 2000s heardle, bob dylan heardle, david bowie heardle, sparks heardle, weird al heardle (weirdle obv)... ya heardle... video game heardle...

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Sunday, 28 August 2022 06:12 (three months ago) link

one would say you’re truly polyphonic

big movers, hot steppers + long shaker intros (breastcrawl), Sunday, 28 August 2022 07:36 (three months ago) link

I do all of those decade ones too btw (two 80s ones and two 90s ones)

my hit rate (in descending order):
80s (heardle80s)
80s (heardledecades)
70s / 60s (tie)
90s (heardledecades)
00s (glitch.me)
90s (glitch.me)

the glitch.me ones are much tougher

…and thanks to this I just found there is a 00s.heardledecades one now too, for which I now have a 1/1 100% score - straight in at number one baby! (oh dear, and *two* different glitch.me 80s ones I didn’t know about, one of which I can’t actually open)

big movers, hot steppers + long shaker intros (breastcrawl), Sunday, 28 August 2022 08:11 (three months ago) link

I had a hot streak one day of getting all of the '60s-'00s and regular Heardle in one second each. Unlikely to ever repeat that feat, even if only because at least one of the songs is unavailable in my location pretty much every day (and, as noted, regular Heardle is all new stuff now and I am an old).

Beautiful Bean Footage Fetishist (Old Lunch), Sunday, 28 August 2022 13:04 (three months ago) link

spotify heardle is just unspeakably bad. how the hell are they choosing these songs?

comedy khadafi (voodoo chili), Sunday, 28 August 2022 13:15 (three months ago) link

they also deleted all stats, offer a transfer at the old link, but every time you click it redirects to the new link

comedy khadafi (voodoo chili), Sunday, 28 August 2022 13:17 (three months ago) link

I wonder how far ahead the results are planned with for Heardle.

With Wordle, it's essentially been going through the same word list since day one, with an estimated end of October 2027. During weeks with harder words, some people would speculate that it was because of the New York Times buyout, but that appears to have not changed a thing as you can search up copies of the word list from back in January and see that's it's still on track.

MarkoP, Sunday, 28 August 2022 14:29 (three months ago) link

spotify heardle is just unspeakably bad. how the hell are they choosing these songs?

Agreed. It's not fun any more.

kinder, Sunday, 28 August 2022 14:29 (three months ago) link

Spotify Heardle is still not available in my “location”, so 🤷🏻‍♂️

big movers, hot steppers + long shaker intros (breastcrawl), Sunday, 28 August 2022 15:16 (three months ago) link

in other news, i frequently attempt the video game heardle and very rarely get it right (maybe like 4 times out of 30 or something lol). it’s fun to hear cool songs from games i’ve never even heard of

comedy khadafi (voodoo chili), Sunday, 28 August 2022 16:27 (three months ago) link

three weeks pass...

spotify heardle is a damn abomination

comedy khadafi (voodoo chili), Friday, 23 September 2022 11:44 (two months ago) link

the worst part is the days they actually do pick a song that isn't billie eilish, it's the most obvious shit in the world

, Saturday, 24 September 2022 08:29 (two months ago) link

yeah i mostly stopped playing after they acquired it lol, i did want it to become a little harder but when i do check in it seems like they seem to overwhelmingly do rock songs now? boring

dyl, Saturday, 24 September 2022 12:57 (two months ago) link

or songs that barely made the hot 100 but somehow have a billion streams

comedy khadafi (voodoo chili), Saturday, 24 September 2022 13:16 (two months ago) link

ime it's only been Billie Eilish once but Green Day at least 3 times if not 4

kinder, Saturday, 24 September 2022 17:57 (two months ago) link

i think the best use of heardle is a conversation starter for a group of "non musically worldly" friends to play the same edition, share the results, and see how well each other know the songs.

other uses include: nonrandom samples of zoomer music u dont know or care for
seeing whether u can identify famous older songs by their first second
as the above post mentions, 2 much green day

sometimes i do the vampire weekend heardle to make sure i can identify every song from their first 3 albums.

licensed to peruse, Saturday, 24 September 2022 21:20 (two months ago) link


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