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Played Challenges

Modernise code - 822 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #103 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap number pairs - 1459 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #92 / 283
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: 22
  • Position: #45 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #153 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: 25
  • Position: #237 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 1048 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #300 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1036 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #162 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: 22
  • Position: #1712 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 11
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: 11
  • Position: #694 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #730 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 9
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #490 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1698 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #160 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #304 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #581 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 6
Cool or not? - 761 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #121 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 710 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #107 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1472 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7520 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1395 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 12
  • Position: #83 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 1918 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #12 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2001 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2468 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1148 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
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