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Played Challenges

HS Final exam vimgolf - 666 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #159 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #622 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 3
Satisfy the go linter - 2007 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: 44
  • Position: #384 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 781 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #238 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1048 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #452 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32910 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: 31
  • Position: #5596 / 7271
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5959 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1004 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2254 / 3788
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules - 1015 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #248 / 258
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2635 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1022 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #1686 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #4068 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7522 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #1990 / 2044
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #1141 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3290 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
Ben Wainwright
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🏳️‍🌈 36 year old nerd. Manchester resident. Views expressed are my own. #ADHD. Also sing for @the_sundayboys

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