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Played Challenges

Aliases for cd - 231 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2430 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 2
HTML to Haml - 746 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 2
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 683 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules - 244 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28205 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 1541 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: 2
Just the middle - 9951 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2486 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 6246 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
abcd > a b c d - 245 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1361 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13450 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2234 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 15174 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2315 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
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