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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #1692 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1837 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 14
Add string initializers to an enum - 765 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #95 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #767 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 6
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #224 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 4
Split line with dots - 2098 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #523 / 622
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #569 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #574 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 11
html paragraph to table - 583 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #24 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 18
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 710 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #97 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 9
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #281 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 6
Copy three lines - 2794 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #234 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 10
Search and Replace 0 - 4651 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #568 / 1541
  • Number of attempts: 7
One to Ten - 2093 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: #436 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1918 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #97 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1349 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 7
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #685 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #544 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 7
Michał Łowicki
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