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Played Challenges

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: 24
  • Position: #3010 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 3
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 831 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #71 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5977 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #463 / 1468
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #983 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 5
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #171 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules (ver.2) - 195 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #39 / 51
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #396 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: #422 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 2
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1120 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #177 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1312 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #243 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #271 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #295 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2988 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1302 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #183 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7536 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #802 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 14
  • Position: #470 / 642
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1918 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #216 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1194 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2408 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1775 / 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: #1782 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 1
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