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Played Challenges

Modernise code - 509 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #69 / 118
  • Number of attempts: 3
Put a cross in the square - 58 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #8 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1121 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #202 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3717 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #152 / 918
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 1519 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #244 / 314
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 883 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #269 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 898 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #177 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 27
  • Position: #3948 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #818 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2498 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1975 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #460 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #996 / 1819
  • 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: #1444 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 2055 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: 15
  • Position: #504 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3014 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2447 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3459 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 2
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