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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3441 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 10
Satisfy the go linter - 1460 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: 33
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 343 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Multiline to Single Line - 217 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 565 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: 80
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 818 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
C# function to F# - 4 entries

Converting from C# to F# is not hard, but requires some manual labor. Here you should convert a C# function using a C# class to a F# function using a C# class.

  • Best score: 112
  • Best player score: 160
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get mail address from outlook format - 486 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5629 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 759 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1832 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 724 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10157 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
ninja substitution - 1192 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7552 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3396 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2689 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3253 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2384 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1751 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
Every other line - 2768 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2743 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18126 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 4367 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7369 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32559 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: 15
Collect List - 4132 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11057 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15590 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4577 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10489 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4856 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 14
Simple text editing with Vim - 11302 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
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