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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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: #273 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 8
Wget failed to download redirections - 185 entries

Output of a wget session, where 302 where not properly handled due to certificate problems, has been saved to a file. Keep the correct URLs to start again downloading.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #5 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4771 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #967 / 1887
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #84 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 5605 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #342 / 1260
  • Number of attempts: 8
Vice versa - 7864 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #691 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 8
comments galore - 1017 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #77 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 7
Create bison tokens - 35 entries

Create tokens for bison out of a known list of words

  • Best score: 85
  • Best player score: 115
  • Position: #15 / 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4267 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #153 / 1188
  • Number of attempts: 3
Refactoring useless Method away - 92 entries

Real-life challenge, convert a bunch of ifs to a switch statement

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #11 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #66 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 7
Gray area - 745 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #84 / 270
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #597 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 7
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #485 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 8
replacing each line of a block selection - 2966 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #174 / 772
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 12473 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #393 / 3622
  • Number of attempts: 5
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