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Played Challenges

Making 3 line function a one liner. - 163 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #101 / 106
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap number pairs - 1475 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #264 / 285
  • Number of attempts: 2
HS Final exam vimgolf - 666 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #73 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 6
Python: Def to Lambda - 372 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #41 / 124
  • Number of attempts: 7
Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #590 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 2007 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: 33
  • Position: #326 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 781 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #195 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 3
Multiline to Single Line - 522 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #137 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32910 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: 34
  • Position: #6301 / 7271
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 828 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #203 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1064 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5959 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1182 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #3699 / 3788
  • Number of attempts: 2
Refactor typescript arrow function type - 287 entries

Make arrow function type less verbose and easier to read

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #57 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1317 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 7
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #737 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1308 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2988 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7522 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1612 / 2044
  • Number of attempts: 7
One to Ten - 2093 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: 24
  • Position: #606 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 598 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #162 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mute the second method of this script - 439 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #141 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2658 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2805 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3470 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat some Python - 554 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #136 / 221
  • Number of attempts: 2
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