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Played Challenges

One to Ten - 1789 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
Get mail address from outlook format - 396 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add semicolons - 8477 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16843 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 9
Bad Copy Syntax - 1664 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 164 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 718 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 481 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 10
Satisfy the go linter - 443 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10549 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 6983 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 6518 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3022 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 314 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3709 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Multiline to Single Line - 134 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2516 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11093 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2876 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
Data reformat - 119 entries

Reformat this copy-paste data! #csv

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 3
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 585 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30709 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: 7
Yo To Hello - 501 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10177 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Saurabh
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