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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #50 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 8
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: 22
  • Position: #1926 / 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: 11
  • Position: #650 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #778 / 3788
  • Number of attempts: 9
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #184 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 765 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #28 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 8
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1117 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #70 / 232
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #224 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 10
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #108 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #292 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #199 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2911 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1918 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #105 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1219 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11637 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2120 / 3413
  • Number of attempts: 1
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