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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: 31
  • Position: #5575 / 7278
  • Number of attempts: 2
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 834 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #193 / 239
  • Number of attempts: 1
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #207 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 3
Aliases for cd - 819 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #116 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #507 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #718 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #746 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10546 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2396 / 2990
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #957 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #903 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 11
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1365 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7541 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #1970 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1923 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #219 / 473
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15749 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #4100 / 4117
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #622 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 4
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