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Played Challenges

Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 81 entries

Change the naming logic of numbers to end up with less lines.

  • Best score: 75
  • Best player score: 254
  • Position: #33 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python dataclasses - 710 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 67
  • Position: #180 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 1
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 194 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #115 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a cross in the square - 143 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #58 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extend shell script - 90 entries

Just add some more stuff

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 150
  • Position: #37 / 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get mail address from outlook format - 600 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #185 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4647 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1755 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3480 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1115 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 718 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #341 / 352
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 711 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #262 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 1
Word frequency alignment - 256 entries

You've got to align the second column, but the spacing is inconvenient and there are nasty tabs in the way. If you're a "real Vim ninja," this could be very quick indeed...

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #148 / 150
  • Number of attempts: 1
Alphabet soup - 396 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #93 / 96
  • Number of attempts: 1
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