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Played Challenges

Inverting Lines - 830 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #173 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 3
Satisfy the go linter - 1556 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: 35
  • Position: #274 / 322
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 915 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #53 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 914 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: 29
  • Position: #113 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: #4377 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5800 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #756 / 1427
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18255 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1916 / 3765
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10448 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1354 / 2958
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #414 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1063 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7430 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1873 / 2015
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2063 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: 15
  • Position: #498 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 3
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