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Simple, Practical, and Common - 33482 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: 22
  • Position: #1183 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6253 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #537 / 1530
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18672 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #261 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 6
Separate the lines - 176 entries

Every other line is mixed up. Separate them into their original texts.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #3 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2851 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #320 / 843
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1405 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3709 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #213 / 838
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 7848 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #322 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 6
From argument to object - 1481 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: 18
  • Position: #197 / 453
  • Number of attempts: 6
Team names - 1812 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #60 / 585
  • Number of attempts: 4
Todo list specification - 389 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #27 / 178
  • Number of attempts: 2
Missing Library and a Typo - 860 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #36 / 211
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add Go XML to structure tags - 153 entries

The Go programming language can directly map XML to structure fields. Add the correct XML tag after each field.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #27 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 5
unknown command - 166 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #14 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 1
120 Degrees - 469 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 60
  • Position: #143 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 1
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