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Played Challenges

Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 679 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #70 / 386
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4790 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #127 / 1585
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reformat a C golf submission - 552 entries

Take this C golf submission (for the "tiny but standards-compliant Hello World program" category, naturally), and turn it into formatted C code.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #45 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 11
Reverse characters in a line - 709 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #31 / 249
  • Number of attempts: 2
PEP8 Python Wrapping Comments and Code - 187 entries

According to PEP8, long flowy text and code should have different max line lengths. Code: 79 characters max Long flowy text: 72 characters max

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #22 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat most common surnames - 647 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #64 / 198
  • Number of attempts: 8
Remember FizzBuzz? - 654 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 76
  • Position: #143 / 177
  • Number of attempts: 4
Get rid of html tags - 368 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #209 / 217
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1474 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #53 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 7
Deleting folded text - 341 entries

The text below contains three folds. Delete them (and the text inside them). For example: 123 456 /*{{{*/ 789 /*}}}*/ 012 Should become: 123 012 Also, add `aoeuaoeu` to make sure small solutions don't get flagged as cheating.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #100 / 113
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort and add attributes - 1327 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #73 / 529
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add fold markers to a .c file - 556 entries

Fold markers can make it easier to navigate source code. Add them to this .c file.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #8 / 172
  • Number of attempts: 8
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1363 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #26 / 383
  • Number of attempts: 5
Braces or Brackets? - 882 entries

Someone forgot whether to use braces or brackets and you have to clean up their code!

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #109 / 287
  • Number of attempts: 7
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3330 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #311 / 735
  • Number of attempts: 13
Flodder-challenge - 1117 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #287 / 311
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 12276 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #22 / 3578
  • Number of attempts: 16
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6548 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #409 / 1612
  • Number of attempts: 14
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