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Played Challenges

Box it - 3858 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26211 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Bad Copy Syntax - 821 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 3535 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2003 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
change parenthesis - 172 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1181 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: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1850 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 13758 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 1950 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9539 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 692 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reorder the groups - 570 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
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