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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: 22
  • Position: #1735 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: 15
  • Position: #7 / 164
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: #90 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18219 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #627 / 3758
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #227 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 7
Bad Copy Syntax - 1882 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #105 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #41 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 11
Cool or not? - 738 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #143 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11078 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1357 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1238 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #139 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: #79 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array transposition - 2234 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #148 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #932 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 7
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #954 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 6
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