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Played Challenges

Split line with dots - 1794 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 1827 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 9
simple format - 2359 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 15
Simple, Practical, and Common - 23987 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 8
html paragraph to table - 249 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 18
One number per line - 12111 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 13
I forgot quotes - 11351 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1259 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 754 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
Every other line - 2028 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 4019 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2530 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 1983 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
switch variable - 4244 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 315 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 9
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