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Played Challenges

xrandr outputs and dashes - 523 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #53 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 586 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #99 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Capitalize the Names - 235 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #39 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 877 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #142 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 4
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 898 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #88 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32743 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3936 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 2
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 783 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #131 / 224
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 524 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #126 / 164
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #222 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18219 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1482 / 3758
  • Number of attempts: 6
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #152 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4596 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1429 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1454 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1882 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #323 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3418 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #756 / 1107
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #737 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11078 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1393 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 7413 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1364 / 2010
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 2054 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #282 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 7
Line under headers - 1852 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #373 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1935 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2470 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 1
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