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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32993 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: #2076 / 7284
  • Number of attempts: 5
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 837 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #68 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4485 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #500 / 1246
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #32 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18435 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #609 / 3801
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #49 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 2
add line and index - 81 entries

a missed line and index names need to be added

  • Best score: 44
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #6 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Aliases for cd - 819 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #3 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 10
Quote modules (ver.2) - 196 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #12 / 52
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values inside brackets - 2440 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #195 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10709 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1305 / 3014
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1948 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #171 / 495
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #723 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3441 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #271 / 769
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #285 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2996 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1926 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #60 / 474
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #989 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1775 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 1
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