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Played Challenges

prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #9 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18223 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3278 / 3759
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 521 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #28 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7413 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1031 / 2010
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1774 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #140 / 609
  • Number of attempts: 8
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1 - 129 entries

Somebody's got this slightly muddled up. See how quickly you can fix it. (I made this to experiment with buffers. I'm not actually sure whether this is faster with buffers or without.)

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #63 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remember FizzBuzz? - 548 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #46 / 157
  • Number of attempts: 4
Change the content of a string - 1272 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #36 / 494
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort and add attributes - 1115 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #249 / 458
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1045 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #131 / 328
  • Number of attempts: 4
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2763 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #321 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 3
Flodder-challenge - 829 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #103 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11354 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #738 / 3335
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5800 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #263 / 1437
  • Number of attempts: 6
Ben Griffiths
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