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Played Challenges

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10091 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16309 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 6869 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29871 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: 6
Swap values - 4172 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Un"finnish"ed Work - 102 entries

Replace å by a, ä by a and ö by o.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1215 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 1978 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interactive git rebase changing commands - 154 entries

How to change the action of some commits in git rebase dialog.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10344 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Todo list specification - 318 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 761 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11020 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Separate the lines - 129 entries

Every other line is mixed up. Separate them into their original texts.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
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