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Played Challenges

That hyphen - 2488 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #299 / 680
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11124 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #55 / 4109
  • Number of attempts: 5
Basic renumbering - 5422 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #299 / 1225
  • Number of attempts: 6
Land of the Lost - 76 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #12 / 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap or reverse - 98 entries

Try to swap or reverse the line as needed.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #60 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 1
readability - 306 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #110 / 145
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1575 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #236 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 3
Shuffled numbers - 206 entries

Each number is paired with the number it should follow. That's enough information to put them in order.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #41 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 1
Config Sections - 38 entries

Section me!

  • Best score: 43
  • Best player score: 60
  • Position: #15 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Condensed Cases - 744 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #6 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 2
increment by column in XML - 143 entries

modify an arbitrary "column" in an xml table by incrementing a an arbitrary placeholder string

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #44 / 51
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #17 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3108 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #463 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 947 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #322 / 338
  • Number of attempts: 1
Neither Fizz nor Buzz - 209 entries

Not your regular increment macro! The gaps are tricky.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #68 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10531 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1871 / 3636
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12721 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1382 / 3914
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5975 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #829 / 1476
  • Number of attempts: 2
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