THIS ROUND IS CLOSED. YOU CANNOT SOLVE THE PUZZLE.
This puzzle is Round 1 of the Contest Coding Cup 2013. Unlike other puzzles, you will have two weeks to solve the puzzle and the leaderboard will not be updated if you do solve it. Instead, if you solve the puzzle you will progress to Round 2, which will be a password protected puzzle that will run in two weeks time alongside the standard weekly puzzle. Here is the Round 1 puzzle:
Sort the following letters in alphabetical order (discarding non-alphabetic characters):
A g ? u D n 9 b q Z – S j P x 8 w h C ! f
Remember, to solve this puzzle and qualify for Round 2, email both your solution and your source code (in any language) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck!!
Current Solvers (14): Paul Cleary, E. Choroba, wanderdoc, Guy LaCrosse, Mark Bishop, Mike Monger, Richard Zapor, Mjheagle, Joey Frohlinger, David Illescas, Mariano Aquino, SuprDewd, John Nixon, Isaiah Howard