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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #1519 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #133 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #807 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 5
Mute the second method of this script - 439 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #20 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 2
Test everything! - 136 entries

... and build the desired input data structure. Transform a list of values into a non-trivial format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #23 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 2
Condensed Cases - 752 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #119 / 230
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #886 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 959 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #187 / 341
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 702 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #234 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1951 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #311 / 572
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1904 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 3402 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #414 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2147 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 14
  • Position: #1315 / 3413
  • Number of attempts: 3
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