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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 15
Swap values - 4401 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #291 / 1233
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18255 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #552 / 3765
  • Number of attempts: 19
V to the i - 4600 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #680 / 1839
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10448 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1005 / 2958
  • Number of attempts: 7
Bad Copy Syntax - 1883 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #103 / 479
  • Number of attempts: 8
Split line with dots - 2075 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #520 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #288 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3287 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #237 / 743
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #194 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 2781 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #45 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 12
Just the middle - 11076 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1289 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #194 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7430 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #493 / 2015
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2063 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 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 10
Array transposition - 2244 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #19 / 423
  • Number of attempts: 13
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #928 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 8
-a-b-c- - 3077 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #264 / 1099
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1719 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4863 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #570 / 1688
  • Number of attempts: 5
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