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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3368 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Satisfy the go linter - 1421 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 564 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 843 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Get mail address from outlook format - 485 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 15
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5601 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 14
Quote modules - 963 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10093 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Box it - 7531 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 11
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3386 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array transposition - 2231 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18099 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32528 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 20
I forgot quotes - 15544 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
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