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Played Challenges

Remember FizzBuzz? - 512 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 98
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sort and add attributes - 1052 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat most common surnames - 510 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1204 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 473 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Deleting folded text - 274 entries

The text below contains three folds. Delete them (and the text inside them). For example: 123 456 /*{{{*/ 789 /*}}}*/ 012 Should become: 123 012 Also, add `aoeuaoeu` to make sure small solutions don't get flagged as cheating.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get rid of html tags - 303 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 387 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 473 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

Add fold markers to a .c file - 439 entries

Fold markers can make it easier to navigate source code. Add them to this .c file.

Change the content of a string - 1204 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

Deleting folded text - 274 entries

The text below contains three folds. Delete them (and the text inside them). For example: 123 456 /*{{{*/ 789 /*}}}*/ 012 Should become: 123 012 Also, add `aoeuaoeu` to make sure small solutions don't get flagged as cheating.

Search and Replace 0 - 3841 entries

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

Context insensitive completion 0 - 440 entries

Buried in the lines you're not supposed to add is the line "Add this line!" Add that line to the top of the file.

Context Insensitive completion 1 - 387 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

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entered into 8 challenges

contributed 7 challenges