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Played Challenges

swap number pairs - 1817 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #10 / 336
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #229 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 5
Satisfy the go linter - 2041 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: 20
  • Position: #32 / 416
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 829 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #116 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 712 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #86 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 3
Capitalize the Names - 328 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 66
  • Position: #77 / 83
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 1069 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #23 / 491
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1048 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: 31
  • Position: #139 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33086 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: #2156 / 7297
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6081 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #175 / 1485
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1424 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3483 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #439 / 1128
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #332 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3040 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15836 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1207 / 4131
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1111 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

Capitalize the Names - 328 entries

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

Alek Mugnozzo
Twitter:

#b3d / #python / #linux / #FLOSS

entered into 16 challenges

contributed 1 challenges