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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 28331 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: 13
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1379 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 10832 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13480 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 15250 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 9988 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1563 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
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5594 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2331 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1993 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9913 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2502 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 6347 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Delete to the end of the current line - 595 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: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2241 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6541 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4223 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 2452 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Lorenzo Bertolino
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Student at Polito, D&D player, IT assistant at JEToP and techno music lover. Also, infosec nerd

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