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Played Challenges

Inverting Lines - 1398 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #145 / 382
  • Number of attempts: 7
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #586 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 799 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #205 / 251
  • Number of attempts: 3
Data reformat - 241 entries

Reformat this copy-paste data! #csv

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #16 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: #2099 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 6
Get mail address from outlook format - 597 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #25 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reconstruct the actual output from my unit test tool report - 133 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: 17
  • Position: #30 / 45
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4485 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #321 / 1246
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #81 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18435 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1278 / 3801
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #574 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #307 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 6
citizen_hacks_2019_part5 - 15 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 57
  • Position: #6 / 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3011 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 2
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge5 - 121 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #63 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1926 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #363 / 474
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3620 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1070 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mats Faugli
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Father of two, programmer @ITverket. Passion for Linux, learning NixOS and XMonad. Principles over hypes, Neovim over VSCode. Love 60s and 70s music.

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