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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32972 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: #786 / 7278
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #185 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #163 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 4641 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #509 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2103 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #220 / 623
  • Number of attempts: 2
From argument to object - 1262 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #52 / 417
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2836 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #204 / 687
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2811 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #194 / 626
  • Number of attempts: 8
That hyphen - 2507 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #163 / 684
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #818 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Missing Library and a Typo - 836 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #54 / 205
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5444 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #460 / 1229
  • Number of attempts: 4
Adam's challenge - 916 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #208 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 1
Combines all items - 273 entries

For each line that starts with the same number I want to combine its contents

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #39 / 124
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7541 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #737 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 6
Array transposition - 2312 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #71 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15749 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #527 / 4117
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1078 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1544 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
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