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Played Challenges

Word Blender - 129 entries

The insides of long words seem to have been run through the blender. Can you fix this famous tale, brave knight?

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #25 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 897 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #86 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 4
Generate English Alphabets - 438 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #139 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 1
Insert a Markdown link - 411 entries

Put a link in a markdown document, using the after-the-paragraph format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #18 / 139
  • Number of attempts: 5
Getters & Setters: Java - 190 entries

Boilerplate getters & setters - it's a tedious fact of life in Java, and probably the only thing that still pulls me back to an IDE. Perhaps someone knows a fast, pure vim way...

  • Best score: 89
  • Best player score: 112
  • Position: #23 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 2
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1157 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #274 / 382
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assignment Alignment - 770 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #85 / 210
  • Number of attempts: 1
82 bottles of beer on the wall - 286 entries

Take them down. (sorry, only 82 bottles because the problem size is limited!)

  • Best score: 107
  • Best player score: 137
  • Position: #85 / 133
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 759 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #60 / 429
  • Number of attempts: 1
Indentation - 446 entries

Indent each line according to the right number of spaces it needs.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #45 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 2
The Cake is a Lie - 1203 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #52 / 488
  • Number of attempts: 1
Compile C - 319 entries

You might have to get clever to do this one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #73 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 2
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