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Played Challenges

Vice versa - 6999 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • 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: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5698 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 677 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8546 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
attr_aligner - 3246 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12152 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 2025 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 654 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 2914 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2941 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1672 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 379 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1672 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 149 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 765 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 70
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 780 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1390 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 6584 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 16909 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2519 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules - 746 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4697 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 499 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
Learn some german verbs - 422 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 197 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 441 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1541 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Satisfy the go linter - 514 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10188 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 524 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 330 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3039 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1659 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
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