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Played Challenges

Reordering Lorem Ipsum - 54 entries

Who even sorted this?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 109
  • Position: #15 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 3797 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #257 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: #1910 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 6
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 793 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 552 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #126 / 171
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add text at some column - 137 entries

Complete golang struct statement.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #40 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2998 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 1
Right Align Part of the line - 71 entries

The challenge is to right align a part of the line - this is useful in some SQL queries where it's more clear which are the fields displayed

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #7 / 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules - 985 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #99 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 3
Aliases for cd - 787 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 57
  • Position: #106 / 143
  • 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: 24
  • Position: #107 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 2
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1089 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #66 / 227
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #990 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 4
Bad Copy Syntax - 1899 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #98 / 483
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #864 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #183 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 6
Triangle of arrows - 114 entries

I made this by accident when working on another challenge. How would you go about making this?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #24 / 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1869 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #91 / 463
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #922 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 3
Generate Fibonacci Numbers - 235 entries

Use your super vim powers to generate Fibonacci Numbers.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #85 / 92
  • Number of attempts: 1
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