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Simple, Practical, and Common - 28191 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 15150 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2473 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 6220 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13424 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
Delete to the end of the current line - 592 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6492 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 3944 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1976 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9880 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2315 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
From argument to object - 1184 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
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