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## Challenge #267: To Quote The Alphabet

8 - Asteroid

Solution attached

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17 - Castor

Fun one! 😊

17 - Castor

My solution.

Good practice.

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8 - Asteroid

My solution.

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13 - Pulsar

This challenge was fun enough that I decided to try to solve it again another way. I channeled my inner @MarqueeCrew to come up with an all RegEx solution! 😀

Here is my original solution:

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RegEx Solution:

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RegEx Code

``((?:a+(?(?!b)(*ACCEPT))|b+(?(?!c)(*ACCEPT))|c+(?(?!d)(*ACCEPT))|d+(?(?!e)(*ACCEPT))|e+(?(?!f)(*ACCEPT))|f+(?(?!g)(*ACCEPT))|g+(?(?!h)(*ACCEPT))|h+(?(?!i)(*ACCEPT))|i+(?(?!j)(*ACCEPT))|j+(?(?!k)(*ACCEPT))|k+(?(?!l)(*ACCEPT))|l+(?(?!m)(*ACCEPT))|m+(?(?!n)(*ACCEPT))|n+(?(?!o)(*ACCEPT))|o+(?(?!p)(*ACCEPT))|p+(?(?!q)(*ACCEPT))|q+(?(?!r)(*ACCEPT))|r+(?(?!s)(*ACCEPT))|s+(?(?!t)(*ACCEPT))|t+(?(?!u)(*ACCEPT))|u+(?(?!v)(*ACCEPT))|v+(?(?!w)(*ACCEPT))|w+(?(?!x)(*ACCEPT))|x+(?(?!y)(*ACCEPT))|y+(?(?!z)(*ACCEPT))|z+(?(?!\$)(*ACCEPT)))+)``

Workflow and Output:

Cheers!

Phil

7 - Meteor
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13 - Pulsar

I feel like I need to spend more time learning the tile tool. I never seem to think of it on a lot of these challenges.

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Updated comment: I had no idea about the CharToInt function. Good to know.
Alteryx

My solution:

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12 - Quasar

My solution :

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19 - Altair

part of the vast conspiracy theory trying to convince everyone to use the substring() function...