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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 22752 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: 2
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change the content of a string - 1208 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
multiple cursor alternative - 978 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
Split line with dots - 1747 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 11399 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
switch variable - 4189 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 10644 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 8773 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9280 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 10876 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 879 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Generate a list of numbers - 235 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 614 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 3313 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 5630 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Every other line - 1937 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 10134 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
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