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Played Challenges

Box it - 612 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Build a six - 126 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Learn some german verbs - 371 entries

The list needs to be structured so we can print in verbatim and feel ok about how it looks.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 22720 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: 4
Kolakoski sequence -- level 1 - 33 entries

Generate the Kolakoski sequence as described by its first 75 terms.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 11377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
The D a n k Side of the Moon - 27 entries

You're making a vaporwave cover of The Dark Side of the Moon. So for the tracklisting, you want to: 1. Change the track names to v a p o r c a s e 2. Double the track lengths (since you're slowing them down). Well... let's just double the minutes.

  • Best score: 40
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 1086 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Flip the bit - 51 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 935 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 495 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: 1
Swap values - 3313 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10126 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
Just the middle - 8769 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10641 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1248 entries

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

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Letterbox - 55 entries

Make a box!

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 51
  • Number of attempts: 4
move titles next to url, in quotes - 190 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1187 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

The D a n k Side of the Moon - 27 entries

You're making a vaporwave cover of The Dark Side of the Moon. So for the tracklisting, you want to: 1. Change the track names to v a p o r c a s e 2. Double the track lengths (since you're slowing them down). Well... let's just double the minutes.

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