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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32778 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: #1915 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 15
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #291 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #552 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 19
V to the i - 4617 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #680 / 1847
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1007 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 7
Bad Copy Syntax - 1904 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #104 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 8
Split line with dots - 2085 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #522 / 619
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #288 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3308 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #238 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7661 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #194 / 1830
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 2790 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #45 / 679
  • Number of attempts: 12
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1289 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #194 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7462 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #493 / 2023
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2072 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: #178 / 635
  • Number of attempts: 10
Array transposition - 2271 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #19 / 427
  • Number of attempts: 13
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #928 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 8
-a-b-c- - 3085 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #264 / 1101
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1721 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4881 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #570 / 1694
  • Number of attempts: 5
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