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Played Challenges

simple format (3) - 37 entries

reverse two column values!

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 59
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24838 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 1698 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2178 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 5903 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Adam's challenge - 771 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9475 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 9164 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1537 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 379 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1609 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 11699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
Extract argument from function - 2000 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple format - 2774 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 6
replacing each line of a block selection - 2508 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
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