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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 28
  • Position: #4279 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #304 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #910 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 12
V to the i - 4615 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #685 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #43 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3432 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #300 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7651 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #18 / 1828
  • Number of attempts: 6
Tables, Functions, Sprocs - 109 entries

In order to load some scripts into my database in the correct order I need to load tables first (t_), then functions (fn_), then stored procedures (sp_). The order of the t_ lines and the order of the sp_ lines should also match. Reorder the lines so they will load correctly.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #8 / 37
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 748 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #28 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 7
html paragraph to table - 583 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #41 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1232 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1763 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #244 / 566
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #169 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1261 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #14 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7448 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #502 / 2019
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2071 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: #39 / 634
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 1869 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #98 / 463
  • Number of attempts: 5
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #72 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reorder the groups - 1088 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #214 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #938 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 11
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1037 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 7
calculations - 245 entries

Complete these (weird) calculations.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #8 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 7
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