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Played Challenges

Box it - 4810 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 65
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1307 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 2
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 611 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27711 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: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 2302 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 14817 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 5529 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2368 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9832 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
Words in parens - 11561 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9860 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 1472 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
  • Number of attempts: 14
Add string initializers to an enum - 504 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Unsemantic linewrapping - 520 entries

[Inspired by a blog post I read: https://scott.mn/2014/02/21/semantic_linewrapping/. Text adapted.] Sometimes when editing a Markdown file, I wrap the lines semantically. Instead of inserting a newline at 70 columns (or whatever), or making paragraphs one long line, I put in newlines at a point that seems logical to me. This may seem silly, but it produces better diffs. Semantic linewrapping also makes editing snappier. I can delete, edit or insert sentences easily using linewise operations. Code-oriented text editors like Vim and [REDACTED] are really good at this kind of manipulation. Editing text that hasn't been wrapped semantically is a pain, though:

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 14
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2107 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 14
Line under headers - 938 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6430 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
Reorder the groups - 796 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 13089 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
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