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Played Challenges

Bad Copy Syntax - 783 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26127 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: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Box it - 3835 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add semicolons - 3436 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1983 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9524 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 1152 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: 5
Swap values inside brackets - 1683 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9653 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10592 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Build a six - 229 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12353 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 233 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
Delete to the end of the current line - 522 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: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1842 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 13705 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
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