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Played Challenges

Satisfy the go linter - 2350 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #18 / 462
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 940 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #100 / 300
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 679 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #22 / 297
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 670 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #60 / 217
  • Number of attempts: 3
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 756 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #26 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 9
Yo To Hello - 1122 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #150 / 520
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1113 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #21 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33427 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: 23
  • Position: #2752 / 7377
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6249 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #230 / 1527
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18644 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #667 / 3849
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10809 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1503 / 3050
  • Number of attempts: 4
Bad Copy Syntax - 2008 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #201 / 518
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3555 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #418 / 1150
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7836 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #939 / 1868
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11370 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1395 / 4168
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 2022 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #180 / 498
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15943 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1044 / 4165
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10641 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1530 / 3673
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12867 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1109 / 3949
  • Number of attempts: 2
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