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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: 28
  • Position: #4366 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #304 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #945 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 12
V to the i - 4771 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #685 / 1887
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #43 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3556 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #299 / 1151
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7849 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #18 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 6
Tables, Functions, Sprocs - 129 entries

In order to load some scripts into my database in the correct order I need to load tables first (t_), then functions (fn_), then stored procedures (sp_). The order of the t_ lines and the order of the sp_ lines should also match. Reorder the lines so they will load correctly.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #8 / 46
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 802 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #28 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 7
html paragraph to table - 601 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #43 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1232 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1812 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #244 / 585
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5605 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #169 / 1260
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1399 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #14 / 265
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7865 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #502 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2174 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: 12
  • Position: #39 / 664
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 2023 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #112 / 498
  • Number of attempts: 5
Increment each number - 995 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #73 / 245
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reorder the groups - 1146 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #228 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #937 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 11
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1050 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 7
calculations - 297 entries

Complete these (weird) calculations.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #8 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 7
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