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Played Challenges

remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2926 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 2886 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16617 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 14
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30335 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: 9
Search and Replace 0 - 4444 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add string initializers to an enum - 628 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Split line with dots - 2021 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1469 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 6
html paragraph to table - 550 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 18
switch variable - 4663 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 6313 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 2525 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Copy three lines - 2483 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 644 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 9
Bad Copy Syntax - 1625 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 8193 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 1739 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Michał Łowicki
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software engineering manager @facebook, previously @opera, never satisfied

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