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Played Challenges

Box it - 6340 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 400 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: 21
  • Number of attempts: 10
Alphabet soup - 157 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 7
Team names - 1637 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12076 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 561 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: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30362 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: 11
Com(m)a Trouble - 2824 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get mail address from outlook format - 376 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 16645 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
Line under headers - 1481 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 12
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2929 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 395 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11055 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1634 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3357 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add semicolons - 8222 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Capitalize the Names - 125 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 58
  • Number of attempts: 3
Aliases for cd - 548 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 59
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10445 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 11
Reconstruct the actual output from my unit test tool report - 95 entries

When a test fails, my unit test tool reports differences between the actual output and the expected output as follow: - line in the expected output but missing in the actual output are prefixed with a dash - unexpected lines in the actual output are prefixed with a plus sign - comments added by the unit test tool are prefixed with a question mark - common lines are showed `as-is` (well, almost;) From that "diff" format, I would like to reconstruct the actual output.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Christophe Robillard
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Bipodocrate junior, @MonsieurRobi, fondateur de #VillagesEnCommun, membre d'AgileFrance, membre de @betagouv, noyau dur @CoopCit, initiateur de @lepianokismar

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