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Played Challenges

swap number pairs - 1838 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #206 / 340
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4231 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #398 / 1041
  • Number of attempts: 8
Satisfy the go linter - 2047 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #97 / 418
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33100 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: #2328 / 7301
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6096 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #866 / 1489
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18478 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1983 / 3810
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10716 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1687 / 3022
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3480 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #825 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7725 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #791 / 1844
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11283 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3142 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15840 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2347 / 4133
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12788 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1844 / 3930
  • Number of attempts: 2
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