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Played Challenges

Satisfy the go linter - 1556 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #131 / 322
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 539 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #5 / 177
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 341 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #47 / 162
  • Number of attempts: 1
Data reformat - 207 entries

Reformat this copy-paste data! #csv

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 50
  • Position: #27 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 3
xrandr outputs and dashes - 528 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #64 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 917 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #164 / 432
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 914 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #61 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: #2704 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 788 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #185 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get mail address from outlook format - 549 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #92 / 170
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5800 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #565 / 1427
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18261 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #983 / 3766
  • Number of attempts: 9
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #57 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2704 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #435 / 804
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10449 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #590 / 2959
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1883 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #240 / 479
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #761 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3287 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #279 / 743
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #524 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11079 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3046 / 4090
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #804 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 2063 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: #287 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1050 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2428 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1789 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 2
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