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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3689 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #430 / 916
  • Number of attempts: 3
Satisfy the go linter - 1519 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
  • Position: #146 / 314
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 516 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #62 / 171
  • Number of attempts: 3
Multiline to Single Line - 320 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #45 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 1
xrandr outputs and dashes - 523 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
  • Position: #144 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 1
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 586 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
  • Position: #100 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 877 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #161 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 898 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
  • Position: #133 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #953 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18219 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2213 / 3758
  • Number of attempts: 3
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #178 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1477 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1882 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #336 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2075 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #592 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3418 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #879 / 1107
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 3284 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #545 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #908 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 738 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #159 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 691 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #131 / 160
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #560 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11078 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3043 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1754 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #533 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 2
Learn some german verbs - 486 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
  • Position: #110 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7413 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1816 / 2010
  • Number of attempts: 3
mp3 - Cutlist - 28 entries

An audio CD was accidentally ripped into one single mp3 file. A dummy cue-file now needs to be filled out with the correct values to get single mp3 files.

  • Best score: 67
  • Best player score: 201
  • Position: #11 / 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1852 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #299 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 922 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #221 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 911 entries

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

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 70
  • Position: #150 / 155
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3304 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3077 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1000 / 1099
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2798 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 3347 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #632 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2471 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 2
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1441 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #354 / 411
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4863 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1211 / 1688
  • Number of attempts: 3
Shebangs for all - 1719 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
  • Position: #404 / 458
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5799 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #1031 / 1436
  • Number of attempts: 4
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