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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 31286 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: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 173 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 6817 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 1431 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 852 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Data reformat - 128 entries

Reformat this copy-paste data! #csv

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 97
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4418 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 458 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: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 618 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 598 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: 40
  • Number of attempts: 5
xrandr outputs and dashes - 375 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: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
Edgar Domingues
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