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Played Challenges

Change your calendar - 279 entries

Happy New Year!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #70 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 6
Count both ways - 957 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #10 / 340
  • Number of attempts: 10
Mess in revision history - 1143 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #102 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 24
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2950 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Letter case trickery - 1547 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #326 / 498
  • Number of attempts: 5
Pairs of numbers - 345 entries

Line 1 represents x, line 2 y-data. Bring the corresponding pairs in the form "[x,y]\n"

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #61 / 129
  • Number of attempts: 2
Draw the Go board - 138 entries

which is a 19×19 lines board. Here we use ascii characters only for simplicity. See diff file to get a sense. (See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_(game))

  • Best score: 50
  • Best player score: 75
  • Position: #36 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 3
lamb had a little Mary - 559 entries

"Mary" and "lamb" are swapped. Unswap them. Fast as you can.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #124 / 157
  • Number of attempts: 3
82 bottles of beer on the wall - 284 entries

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

  • Best score: 107
  • Best player score: 137
  • Position: #89 / 132
  • Number of attempts: 2
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