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Played Challenges

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: 23
  • Position: #2659 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 5
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 788 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #58 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add text at some column - 136 entries

Complete golang struct statement.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #20 / 52
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 11
  • Position: #425 / 1427
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18255 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #771 / 3765
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #87 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 2
add line and index - 53 entries

a missed line and index names need to be added

  • Best score: 44
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #7 / 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 40
  • Position: #52 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 2404 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #190 / 555
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4600 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1407 / 1839
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2704 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #409 / 804
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10448 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1259 / 2958
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1883 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #157 / 479
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #704 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3287 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #252 / 743
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #274 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2781 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #278 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2755 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 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11076 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2962 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1755 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #303 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #204 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1254 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #149 / 240
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7430 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #789 / 2015
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 12
  • Position: #246 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1853 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #53 / 460
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reorder the groups - 1082 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #104 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 4146 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #597 / 1159
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1349 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2396 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1755 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 1
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