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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: 26
  • Position: #3591 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #296 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1898 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #57 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 11
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: 14
  • Position: #399 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1081 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 5
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #132 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 11
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #318 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #74 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #682 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1306 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7537 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #504 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2095 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: 12
  • Position: #202 / 642
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line under headers - 1918 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #126 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reorder the groups - 1112 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #55 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 15
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #948 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 9
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1445 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1028 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: #1751 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 11
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