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Difference should make no difference

Your company lately hired a new bunch of extremely dedicated sysadmins. They feel that just watching computer screens is quite limiting (I mean, 60Hz refresh rate is just NOT enough), so they hooked ...
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How tall are the monoliths?

Here is an example of an input of monoliths. There are 4 in this example. _ | | _ | | _ | | | | | | | | _ _| |_| |___| |____| |_ The first ...
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Print multiplication tables by input

In this challenge you've to print multiplication tables by input, Here are some examples: ...
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X Steps Forward, 1 Step Back

Here the first 100 numbers of an easy sequence: ...
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root of root of root of root

This idea came to me when I saw my little brother playing with my calculator :D The task Taking a integer as an input, print that many graphical square roots under each other, like this: ...
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It's time for a clock challenge!

I'd like you to build me a clock that displays time in this format: 18 ---------- 19 -------------------------------------------------- This displays '18:10'. The ...
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There are two new sheriffs in town – Identifying DJMcMego pairs!

We have some new sheriffs moderators in town, Mego and DJMcMayhem. We need a challenge to properly honour them for their new positions, so there we go. Here's something that has caught my attention ...
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Implement the Zundoko Kiyoshi function

Background The Zundoko Kiyoshi function originates from this tweet by kumiromilk. Translated from Japanese, it reads roughly as follows: The test for my Java lecture had a problem that said "...
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The (Easy) Road to Code

Input: An integer \$n\$, which is guaranteed to be \$\ge3\$. An integer \$d\$, which is one of \$[-1,0,1]\$. Output: A road of size \$n\$, which will be in a north-west direction if \$d=-1\$; a ...
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I HATE spaces in file names

It is simple. I cannot stand when people use spaces when naming files. It sometimes wrecks console commands and makes the output of ls ugly. The challenge is to write a program (only ascii characters)...
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Zero-sum counting

Write a program or function that given n ≥ 1 returns the number of solutions to ±1 ± 2 ± 3 ± ... ± n = 0. For n = 6 there are no solutions, so the answer is 0. For n = 4 there are ...
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Nth Differences

In math, one way to figure out what the type of a given relation (linear, quadratic, etc) is to calculate the differences. To do so you take a list of y values for which the gap between the ...
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ASCII Meme Arrow Generator

Specifications Given a number n, output an ASCII "meme arrow" (greater-than symbol, >) of size ...
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Print the nth prime that contains n

This question will be a twist on finding the nth prime number. Challenge You must write a program that will take one input n, ...
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Generate a password

It is very hard to remember my password, so I came up with a way to generate a password. The way I generate my password is from a word or a sentence, following these steps: Start from left to right ...

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