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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3731 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #755 / 919
  • Number of attempts: 2
Satisfy the go linter - 1524 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: 36
  • Position: #280 / 316
  • Number of attempts: 2
Capitalize the Names - 248 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 58
  • Position: #57 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 883 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #122 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 898 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #11 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: #1147 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 11
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 784 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #218 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 525 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #31 / 165
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reconstruct the actual output from my unit test tool report - 121 entries

When a test fails, my unit test tool reports differences between the actual output and the expected output as follow: - line in the expected output but missing in the actual output are prefixed with a dash - unexpected lines in the actual output are prefixed with a plus sign - comments added by the unit test tool are prefixed with a question mark - common lines are showed `as-is` (well, almost;) From that "diff" format, I would like to reconstruct the actual output.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #32 / 41
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #148 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 11
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2484 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 9
Aliases for cd - 781 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #113 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2057 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1882 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #270 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #412 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3284 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #591 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1057 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1377 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1754 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #279 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 6
Line under headers - 1852 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #150 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 12
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1028 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 11
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1782 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 6
Alphabet soup - 333 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #23 / 78
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11365 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1773 / 3337
  • Number of attempts: 2
Christophe Robillard
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Bipodocrate junior, @MonsieurRobi, fondateur de #VillagesEnCommun, membre d'AgileFrance, membre de @betagouv, noyau dur @CoopCit, initiateur de @lepianokismar

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