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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32989 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: #1649 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18434 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #908 / 3800
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values inside brackets - 2440 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #21 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 7
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2765 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #342 / 819
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #552 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3441 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #213 / 769
  • Number of attempts: 8
Letterbox - 88 entries

Make a box!

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #9 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2784 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7588 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #440 / 2055
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 2113 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: 14
  • Position: #412 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 606 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #89 / 193
  • Number of attempts: 3
Build a six - 267 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #74 / 89
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 951 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #90 / 234
  • Number of attempts: 6
snowflake fractal - 39 entries

From step 0 to step 3 of a fractal

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 167
  • Position: #14 / 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 715 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #277 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 2
Put the months in order - 922 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #37 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 15
move titles next to url, in quotes - 492 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #15 / 129
  • Number of attempts: 6
Sierpinski's Triangle - 82 entries

Build the famous fractal, Sierpinski's Triangle.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #8 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 11
I forgot quotes - 15766 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #833 / 4118
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1692 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 5
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