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Played Challenges

Yo To Hello - 695 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 1942 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7062 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 7
Alphabet soup - 215 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 1043 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: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 310 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4761 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2973 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4505 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 7
Search and Replace 0 - 4477 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 3004 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 9264 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 1893 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2598 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
Team names - 1699 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4773 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
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