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Played Challenges

Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 690 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #281 / 390
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 4804 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #710 / 1590
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat some Python - 579 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #190 / 229
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat a C golf submission - 559 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: 25
  • Position: #24 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reverse characters in a line - 714 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: #83 / 251
  • Number of attempts: 8
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: 24
  • Position: #7 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reformat most common surnames - 657 entries

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

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #30 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 5
Remember FizzBuzz? - 656 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #12 / 178
  • Number of attempts: 16
Get rid of html tags - 371 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #118 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change the content of a string - 1493 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #209 / 562
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 17
  • Position: #8 / 113
  • Number of attempts: 8
Sort and add attributes - 1336 entries

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

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #255 / 533
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add fold markers to a .c file - 565 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: #44 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 10
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1382 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: #123 / 388
  • Number of attempts: 5
Braces or Brackets? - 895 entries

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

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #41 / 291
  • Number of attempts: 14
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3362 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #30 / 740
  • Number of attempts: 10
Flodder-challenge - 1121 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #25 / 312
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple text editing with Vim - 12341 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #685 / 3595
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6622 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #172 / 1629
  • Number of attempts: 12
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