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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32910 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: 23
  • Position: #2604 / 7271
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1466 / 3788
  • Number of attempts: 11
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: 13
  • Position: #131 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 8
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #182 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 9
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #625 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #79 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 8
html paragraph to table - 583 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #52 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 8
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 710 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #23 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 22
Just the middle - 11140 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1229 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: #102 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 11
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1824 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 8
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