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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: 22
  • Position: #1680 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 13
  • Position: #106 / 804
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #148 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #29 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 5
Cool or not? - 744 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #9 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2063 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: 14
  • Position: #420 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 940 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #121 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 1
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