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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4596 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #172 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #157 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5393 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #328 / 1218
  • Number of attempts: 8
Space out the alphabet - 1542 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #8 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 5
ASCII box - 304 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #19 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mute the second method of this script - 429 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #47 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sorting database text output - 194 entries

Sometimes it is nice to be able to quickly take column-formatted text output from the SQL command line and turn it into a list of useful data. In this case we want a unique, sorted list of the values from the second column combined into one comma-separated list. What is the fewest strokes you can do this in?

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #21 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #109 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #644 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3183 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: ROT13 Phonics - 73 entries

A is for apple, b is for ball, etc... This familiar phonics poem has been rotated 13 characters. Make the letter match the word.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #48 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 1
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