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Played Challenges

Easy modification of ssh config - 135 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #29 / 42
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 3717 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #636 / 918
  • Number of attempts: 3
Satisfy the go linter - 1519 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: 48
  • Position: #305 / 314
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 516 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #95 / 171
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 523 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: 20
  • Position: #159 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 783 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #178 / 224
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4390 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #504 / 1230
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1378 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3440 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #181 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aliases for cd - 781 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #60 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 2404 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #99 / 555
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2699 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #669 / 803
  • Number of attempts: 1
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1064 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: 20
  • Position: #94 / 222
  • Number of attempts: 10
Bad Copy Syntax - 1882 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #433 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1034 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3284 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #526 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #1619 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #3947 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5393 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #240 / 1218
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7414 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1614 / 2011
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2055 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: #314 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 1852 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #437 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4146 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #604 / 1159
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3963 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2954 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11354 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1802 / 3335
  • Number of attempts: 3
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