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Played Challenges

Applying same text modification in several lines - 2442 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4178 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 6262 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 3
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 831 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6905 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 2788 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add string initializers to an enum - 619 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line under headers - 1452 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30242 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reorder the groups - 922 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Words in parens - 12053 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16544 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1016 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 8109 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10138 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2902 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1726 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: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11046 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5136 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1605 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
Refactor typescript arrow function type - 213 entries

Make arrow function type less verbose and easier to read

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14449 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
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