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Played Challenges

Satisfy the go linter - 1625 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: #138 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 597 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #5 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 380 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #47 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 1
Data reformat - 219 entries

Reformat this copy-paste data! #csv

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 50
  • Position: #30 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 3
xrandr outputs and dashes - 572 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 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 983 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #163 / 454
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 954 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: #64 / 193
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32781 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: #2706 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 806 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #190 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get mail address from outlook format - 560 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #95 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 9
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: 11
  • Position: #568 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #987 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 9
Quote modules - 985 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #58 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2713 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #437 / 807
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #590 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1904 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #244 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #762 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3308 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #280 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 7661 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #528 / 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: #3048 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7462 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #806 / 2023
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 2072 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 / 635
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1050 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10515 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2428 / 3630
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11449 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1790 / 3362
  • Number of attempts: 2
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