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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32773 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 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 5
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 800 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #66 / 229
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #494 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #32 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #609 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 985 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #47 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 2
add line and index - 59 entries

a missed line and index names need to be added

  • Best score: 44
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #5 / 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Aliases for cd - 787 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 / 143
  • Number of attempts: 10
Quote modules (ver.2) - 185 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #12 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values inside brackets - 2417 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #192 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1283 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1900 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #166 / 484
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #714 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3307 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #260 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7659 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #285 / 1830
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2973 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1880 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #57 / 465
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #989 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1762 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
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