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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33385 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: 30
  • Position: #5101 / 7364
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18616 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #263 / 3842
  • Number of attempts: 8
Separate the lines - 175 entries

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

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #30 / 89
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1474 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: 17
  • Position: #42 / 450
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11360 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #943 / 4164
  • Number of attempts: 2
Todo list specification - 385 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: #40 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 2
Text to HTML Table - 171 entries

Turn the plain text table to an HTML table.

  • Best score: 52
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #15 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 4
Missing Library and a Typo - 856 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: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #49 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 7
Adam's challenge - 957 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #176 / 266
  • Number of attempts: 3
Create a table - 325 entries

Convert the given input into a formatted table

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #11 / 104
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7803 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1576 / 2100
  • Number of attempts: 2
Hello ${world} - 299 entries

Migrate a JavaScript String from concatenation to ES6 interpolation.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #11 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array transposition - 2378 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #178 / 443
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #607 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1156 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12858 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #800 / 3946
  • Number of attempts: 3
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