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Played Challenges

One number per line - 17454 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31648 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Delete to the end of the current line - 692 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10319 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 1959 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12368 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4029 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7140 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Number Sort - 265 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4775 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
move titles next to url, in quotes - 406 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2313 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 13
Add semicolons - 9276 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3204 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap the operands under comparison - 240 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
convert yml into java pojo field - 784 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 15
Array transposition - 2120 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2613 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10809 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2680 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15112 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Alphabet soup - 215 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 4
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