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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: #1340 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 11
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #588 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1770 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #92 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #906 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #376 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 5
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #226 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2621 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 7
Team names - 1780 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #143 / 571
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #287 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 14
Vice versa - 7536 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #914 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 713 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #78 / 349
  • Number of attempts: 2
move titles next to url, in quotes - 492 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #74 / 129
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1342 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1261 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #869 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1608 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 2
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