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Played Challenges

Modernise code - 656 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #75 / 152
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 3797 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #350 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32778 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: 25
  • Position: #3322 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 806 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #126 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get mail address from outlook format - 560 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #116 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1079 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #798 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 8
Quote modules - 985 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #147 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2713 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #418 / 807
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1620 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1904 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #383 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #948 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3308 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #494 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7661 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #407 / 1830
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2997 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7462 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1759 / 2023
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2072 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #466 / 635
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1890 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #378 / 466
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3000 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10515 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2563 / 3630
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2467 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Making 3 line function a one liner. - 93 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

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