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Played Challenges

Add quotes to ansible playbook - 533 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #71 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 3
Multiline to Single Line - 341 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #53 / 162
  • Number of attempts: 4
xrandr outputs and dashes - 528 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #150 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 915 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #124 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: 34
  • Position: #6283 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 31
  • Position: #199 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4401 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1114 / 1233
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5800 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1120 / 1427
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #238 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2704 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #641 / 804
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 726 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #200 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10448 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #550 / 2958
  • Number of attempts: 4
Bad Copy Syntax - 1883 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #460 / 479
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #1095 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2755 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #590 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11076 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3032 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2304 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3357 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3682 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11386 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #3300 / 3345
  • Number of attempts: 1
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