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Played Challenges

Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 73 entries

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

  • Best score: 75
  • Best player score: 254
  • Position: #26 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python dataclasses - 529 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 67
  • Position: #140 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 1
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 116 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #76 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a cross in the square - 106 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #45 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extend shell script - 66 entries

Just add some more stuff

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 150
  • Position: #26 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get mail address from outlook format - 563 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #172 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4629 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1747 / 1852
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3442 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1103 / 1115
  • Number of attempts: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 711 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #337 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 680 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #253 / 254
  • Number of attempts: 1
Word frequency alignment - 233 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: #140 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 1
Alphabet soup - 364 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #83 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 1
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