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Played Challenges

delete swap - 740 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #245 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fix the shell script! - 1402 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #36 / 347
  • Number of attempts: 12
Staircase - 81 entries

Going downstairs, while singing the alphabet song. Some vb practice to us all. Would it be much easier to make it go from left to right instead?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 12
swap number pairs - 1675 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #48 / 313
  • Number of attempts: 30
Add semicolons - 10715 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #740 / 3019
  • Number of attempts: 16
From argument to object - 1439 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: 17
  • Position: #144 / 440
  • Number of attempts: 15
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1483 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 5
Stairstep digits - 362 entries

Remove the evens. Double the odds.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #114 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 6
simple format (3) - 53 entries

reverse two column values!

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #5 / 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
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