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Played Challenges

Simple text editing with Vim - 10678 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1991 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26812 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 17
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 455 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 18
One number per line - 14188 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 13
Words in parens - 11370 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 9685 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 7
change parenthesis - 186 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 1291 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 11
Bad Copy Syntax - 1031 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 76
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2250 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 11
I forgot quotes - 12724 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 12
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2177 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 4337 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
V to the i - 4110 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4443 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 2090 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 12
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