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ASCII box - 302 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sorting database text output - 193 entries

Sometimes it is nice to be able to quickly take column-formatted text output from the SQL command line and turn it into a list of useful data. In this case we want a unique, sorted list of the values from the second column combined into one comma-separated list. What is the fewest strokes you can do this in?

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5022 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11806 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Mute the second method of this script - 418 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1449 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10110 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9975 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 13763 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
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