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Played Challenges

simple format - 1215 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
convert yml into java pojo field - 525 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 6
Team names - 1277 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 10902 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1028 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 199 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: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 474 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Python challenge - 58 entries

Change the types of the variables in the list from str to float, while keeping the truncation.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 10478 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 8609 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 1010 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Copy three lines - 1765 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9178 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 21855 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 3212 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 3614 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10020 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
unknown command - 81 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5494 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 10443 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Every other line - 1854 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
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