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Played Challenges

Box it - 6034 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
switch variable - 4613 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Put the months in order - 740 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11978 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 552 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29804 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
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 16233 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 13
Add semicolons - 7745 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 6839 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1709 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
  • Number of attempts: 3
Number Sort - 261 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 326 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10075 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Bad Copy Syntax - 1582 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 2589 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2806 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2379 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14269 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
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