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Played Challenges

prepend * to every non-blank line - 5156 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
Quote modules - 875 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 9630 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7276 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 12
One to Ten - 1948 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: 21
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3286 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2623 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3120 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values inside brackets - 2339 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 13
Split line with dots - 2050 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17704 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap values - 4317 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7234 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32075 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 9
Collect List - 4077 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 10913 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15283 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 5325 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4526 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10416 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
attr_aligner - 3295 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 13
Words in parens - 12475 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4806 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11238 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: 5
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5752 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 8
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