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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 4072 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #428 / 1008
  • Number of attempts: 3
xrandr outputs and dashes - 587 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #11 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1042 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #100 / 477
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: #3617 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5946 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #539 / 1459
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18365 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1938 / 3785
  • Number of attempts: 5
Quote modules - 1013 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #129 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1429 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1926 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #344 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3450 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #754 / 1119
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7678 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #1515 / 1834
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11119 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3031 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1935 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3107 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #712 / 1109
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10531 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2423 / 3636
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12721 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2479 / 3914
  • Number of attempts: 3
NATO phonetic alphabet - 467 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #128 / 178
  • Number of attempts: 2
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