Please enjoy today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge:

By removing one letter from the mix at each step,
and rearranging the others as necessary to form new words,
reduce the word "COMPILED" to the letter "O."

C O M P I L E D
_ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _
_ _ _
_ _
O

Here is one SOLUTION.

ONE SOLUTION:

C O M P I L E D
M E L O D I C
D O C I L E
O I L E D
I D O L
O L D
L O
O

Did you come up with an alternate sequence of words? Feel free to share them in the comments below, and thanks for playing!