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Played Challenges

Put the months in order - 165 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 60
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple format - 1215 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 54
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 21855 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 11
Array transposition - 1332 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 21
unknown command - 81 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 5494 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 10902 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 10478 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 8609 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1010 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9178 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Convert pasted text into Markdown - 16 entries

I often need to copy/paste text into Markdown files. The challenge here is to wrap the lines in a way that prefers breaks after periods, commas, or other logical demarcations. There should be no spaces at the beginning of a line.

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 116
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 10443 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 3614 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 872 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 11
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1028 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Search and Replace 0 - 3882 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
convert yml into java pojo field - 525 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2052 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 8
Mute the second method of this script - 404 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 3231 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

remove lines containing the word "reader" - 475 entries

easy stuff

Anant Mishra
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entered into 22 challenges

contributed 1 challenges