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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4621 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #161 / 1849
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2201 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #302 / 725
  • Number of attempts: 7
That hyphen - 2478 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #51 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11092 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #130 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 9
Basic renumbering - 5419 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #491 / 1222
  • Number of attempts: 8
ASCII box - 304 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #43 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mute the second method of this script - 430 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #15 / 229
  • Number of attempts: 2
Winning streak - 113 entries

Make the number on each line equal the consecutive L's or W's.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #43 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting database text output - 204 entries

Sometimes it is nice to be able to quickly take column-formatted text output from the SQL command line and turn it into a list of useful data. In this case we want a unique, sorted list of the values from the second column combined into one comma-separated list. What is the fewest strokes you can do this in?

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #13 / 78
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 12
  • Position: #23 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 7
Happy TvvO - 379 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #65 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15687 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #92 / 4103
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 3099 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #513 / 1104
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1927 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #36 / 566
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10519 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #626 / 3631
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12694 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #483 / 3907
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11495 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1327 / 3373
  • Number of attempts: 6
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