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Played Challenges

One number per line - 18255 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1809 / 3765
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: 23
  • Position: #705 / 804
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #120 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3287 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #364 / 743
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1240 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11076 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2758 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7430 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #439 / 2015
  • 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: 14
  • Position: #399 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 1
Build a six - 265 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #83 / 88
  • Number of attempts: 1
unknown command - 142 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #42 / 71
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2949 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2786 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 3
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