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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 2058 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 3036 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 9
Box it - 7103 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
xrandr outputs and dashes - 390 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31709 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: 8
Line under headers - 1671 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10823 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15138 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2615 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: 2
V to the i - 4508 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 9331 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3215 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Capitalize the Names - 150 entries

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

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 56
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4856 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
Collect List - 4035 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
ninja substitution - 1116 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 489 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: 5
Get mail address from outlook format - 458 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 702 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 17465 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 9
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