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Played Challenges

Python dataclasses - 352 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #92 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #2045 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 7
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 788 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #12 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2699 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2404 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #189 / 555
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10455 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1202 / 2962
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #700 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3287 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #94 / 743
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7640 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1056 / 1825
  • Number of attempts: 4
multiple cursor alternative - 1427 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #80 / 365
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1337 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 4
ninja substitution - 1254 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #53 / 240
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #530 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2066 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: 12
  • Position: #234 / 632
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line under headers - 1853 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #143 / 460
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reorder the groups - 1082 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #103 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #977 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1751 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #611 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 5
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