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Played Challenges

Adam's challenge - 798 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2085 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap the operands under comparison - 219 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11966 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1113 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: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25356 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3533 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11108 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9337 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 1787 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 3952 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1716 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Number Sort - 243 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 13045 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 2611 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4145 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3587 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5992 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Juliette but spooky
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computers are cool. cats are cooler. nonbinary trans girl. likes coffee and cooking and star trek.

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