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Played Challenges

It'ss tooo coold too typpe todaay - 199 entries

My hands are numb with cold. It's hard to type correctly.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #66 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate English Alphabets - 427 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #73 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 3
Insert a Markdown link - 398 entries

Put a link in a markdown document, using the after-the-paragraph format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #83 / 133
  • Number of attempts: 3
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1113 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #120 / 372
  • Number of attempts: 3
Shebangs for all - 1719 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #226 / 458
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 870 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #71 / 581
  • Number of attempts: 3
Round Round - 242 entries

Round Round

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 97
  • Position: #61 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 2
Table Reshuffle - 326 entries

Fix the column order in this table... also append the new 'username' column.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #103 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse Simple Deletion - 739 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #129 / 418
  • Number of attempts: 6
Hatsuyume - 368 entries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatsuyume

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #125 / 154
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Cake is a Lie - 1168 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #18 / 477
  • Number of attempts: 2
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 405 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #208 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make Fancy Header - 929 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #272 / 313
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11354 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #3124 / 3335
  • Number of attempts: 1
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