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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4602 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #918 / 1840
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2186 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #564 / 721
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11079 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #19 / 4090
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #514 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 6
JSON string rotation - 51 entries

Right value strings are misplaced. Just rotate them! I'm too kind with you guys and didn't included "strings with \" in it"!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #13 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Test everything! - 136 entries

... and build the desired input data structure. Transform a list of values into a non-trivial format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #4 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 5
Condensed Cases - 735 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #166 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #32 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 3
Gray area - 674 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #248 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2959 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2581 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1296 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 2
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