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Played Challenges

Box it - 6584 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10565 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14703 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12152 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4450 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 8546 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10188 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1805 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 16908 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
Bad Copy Syntax - 1672 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 850 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 8
Com(m)a Trouble - 2914 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30763 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: 7
Line under headers - 1541 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add string initializers to an enum - 647 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2526 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3811 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 11
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3039 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
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