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Played Challenges

Fill in the chess board - 605 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #103 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1609 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #175 / 298
  • Number of attempts: 1
Easy modification of ssh config - 238 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #29 / 72
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #36 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 4
Yo To Hello - 1059 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #251 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: #4430 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #330 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 4
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1120 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #116 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1602 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #804 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7568 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1391 / 2055
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 2113 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: #311 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 9
Aleks Kissinger
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