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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: #1824 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4635 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #662 / 1855
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #57 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2088 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #346 / 621
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7678 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #120 / 1834
  • Number of attempts: 5
Tables, Functions, Sprocs - 113 entries

In order to load some scripts into my database in the correct order I need to load tables first (t_), then functions (fn_), then stored procedures (sp_). The order of the t_ lines and the order of the sp_ lines should also match. Reorder the lines so they will load correctly.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #9 / 38
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 761 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #123 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 2
Letterbox - 88 entries

Make a box!

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #17 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Flip the bit - 108 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #24 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 2
Order and join - 870 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #117 / 239
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 2091 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: #130 / 640
  • Number of attempts: 2
ASCII Art - 80 entries

how good are you with simple regex?

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #28 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 6
Join 'em - 228 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #64 / 134
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reorder the groups - 1109 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #22 / 251
  • Number of attempts: 3
move titles next to url, in quotes - 487 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #2 / 128
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1841 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 3108 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #689 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 2
Groups magic - 141 entries

Regexp or macros for string converting: (a) -> ___ (abc) -> ____ (abcd) -> ______ All in the '(' replace to _ multiply by char count + ()

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #15 / 84
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4901 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1201 / 1698
  • Number of attempts: 2
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