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Played Challenges

abcd > a b c d - 248 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Quote modules - 660 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3313 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2156 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8184 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10144 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2926 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1739 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
Simple text editing with Vim - 11054 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1625 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
Copy three lines - 2483 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
I forgot quotes - 14483 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10444 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Aliases for cd - 548 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2458 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
HTML to Haml - 757 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 - 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16605 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6926 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30325 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
Com(m)a Trouble - 2800 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 2
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