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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: 25
  • Position: #3231 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2133 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4641 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #1678 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2022 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #602 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #1487 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2611 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1780 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #473 / 571
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1043 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 2
Around the clock - 177 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #62 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 1
Join 'em - 229 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #49 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reorder the groups - 1112 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #183 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1047 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2581 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2270 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2401 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1606 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

Tables, Functions, Sprocs - 116 entries

In order to load some scripts into my database in the correct order I need to load tables first (t_), then functions (fn_), then stored procedures (sp_). The order of the t_ lines and the order of the sp_ lines should also match. Reorder the lines so they will load correctly.

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