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Simple, Practical, and Common - 24039 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
simple format - 2376 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 17
Box it - 1910 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4511 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1397 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 5791 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 11374 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1280 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 10849 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 8981 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
move titles next to url, in quotes - 243 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values inside brackets - 1331 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9380 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 379 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 774 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: 3
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 316 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 1277 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Delete to the end of the current line - 383 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1465 entries

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

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 9
html paragraph to table - 250 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 12155 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
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