This is a super-popular thing to do with the first version of the game… it can really help you in your goals.
It’s not a question of difficulty. The easy version is simply the easiest. When you play a game that has to be difficult, you’re really just asking for trouble.
To be honest, I didn’t even know it existed until I started playing the game. To be fair, the game is pretty easy, and if you look at the stats on the website, it really isn’t easy at all. But now I know.