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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 4138 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #289 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 5
Satisfy the go linter - 2025 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: 20
  • Position: #51 / 408
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 795 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #22 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 538 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #79 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 607 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: #83 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 1
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 704 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #58 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1059 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #220 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1046 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: 21
  • Position: #25 / 210
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: 22
  • Position: #2234 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 3
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 837 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #37 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 597 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #47 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #280 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #686 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 3
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #28 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2437 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #304 / 562
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2763 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #240 / 818
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #623 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1947 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1 / 494
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #443 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #377 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1417 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5449 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #236 / 1231
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2113 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: #301 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1926 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #174 / 474
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1067 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10555 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1539 / 3642
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1113 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 2
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