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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: 23
  • Position: #2673 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 5
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 831 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #61 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add text at some column - 146 entries

Complete golang struct statement.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #23 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5975 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #440 / 1467
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #786 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #92 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 2
add line and index - 81 entries

a missed line and index names need to be added

  • Best score: 44
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #9 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Aliases for cd - 819 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #55 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #192 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1415 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #419 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1268 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #161 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #710 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #262 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #274 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #283 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #150 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2970 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1777 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #305 / 570
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #204 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1302 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #155 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #797 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 2095 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: #246 / 642
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1918 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #56 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reorder the groups - 1112 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #108 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #603 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1358 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2402 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1765 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
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