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Screenshot: Joel Cunningham In the beginning, there was Wordle. The Wordle was online, and the Wordle was good. All things sprang from it, were fruitful, and multiplied: Four Wordles at once . Eight Wordles at once . Math Wordle . Subway Wordle . Gay Wordle . And just as my faith faltered and I began to wonder if Wordles would overrun the Earth, arrived my own personal savior for times of greatest trial and deepest boredom: A version of Wordle based on box office trivia. The parts of the brain many people use to house socially acceptable information, like the winners of various sports contests or useful historical facts, I have spent decades cramming full of box office stats. Name a movie released in the last 30 years, and chances are good I can give you a rough estimate of its final U.S. theatrical gross. If it was a really popular movie, I can probably even tell you what it made on its opening weekend. More so than most trivia, this information is entirely meaningless—knowing a movie’s box office gross sadly doesn’t entitle you to a cut of it—or it was , until I discovered the Box Office Game . Like Worldle, this browser-based game offers you a new puzzle every day. But instead of trying to guess a particular word or complete a math equation, you’re trying to round out the box office top five for a particular weekend. You’re shown the name of the studio that released […]