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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 25
  • Position: #3246 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1818 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 10
Prime Numbers - 303 entries

List the first 100 prime numbers.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #47 / 91
  • Number of attempts: 6
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2699 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #596 / 803
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap the operands under comparison - 251 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #2 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #566 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #447 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 738 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #164 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 691 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #67 / 160
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #4003 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2055 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: #430 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 2
readability - 298 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #21 / 143
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1809 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 6
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