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Played Challenges

Quicksort - 1631 entries

We need the numbers in the first row sorted as quickly as possible! Be careful not to disturb the data below the divider though: that must remain unchanged.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #13 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 7
EDN reformat - 1069 entries

The goal is to make the code more readable and concise while maintaining its functionality.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #104 / 150
  • Number of attempts: 6
Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string. - 494 entries

Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #229 / 278
  • Number of attempts: 2
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 855 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #145 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 3
Modernise code - 1343 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #113 / 310
  • Number of attempts: 9
swap number pairs - 2013 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #225 / 371
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4400 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #394 / 1081
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 1120 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #433 / 519
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33420 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: 26
  • Position: #3691 / 7375
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6245 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1134 / 1525
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18635 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1025 / 3847
  • Number of attempts: 2
Unsemantic linewrapping - 895 entries

[Inspired by a blog post I read: https://scott.mn/2014/02/21/semantic_linewrapping/. Text adapted.] Sometimes when editing a Markdown file, I wrap the lines semantically. Instead of inserting a newline at 70 columns (or whatever), or making paragraphs one long line, I put in newlines at a point that seems logical to me. This may seem silly, but it produces better diffs. Semantic linewrapping also makes editing snappier. I can delete, edit or insert sentences easily using linewise operations. Code-oriented text editors like Vim and [REDACTED] are really good at this kind of manipulation. Editing text that hasn't been wrapped semantically is a pain, though:

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #189 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add string initializers to an enum - 862 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #192 / 254
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10806 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2496 / 3049
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7830 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #620 / 1867
  • Number of attempts: 5
Conway sequence - 23 entries

Generate the the first fifteen numbers. See here for more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Look-and-say_sequence

  • Best score: 43
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #17 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10637 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2846 / 3671
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12863 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1845 / 3948
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fabrizio Perria
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Making wood sing, sand think and other random s**t. Ex Jeep/Dodge dev - ex SDET at Unity Opinions are everyone else's (oh wait...)

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