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Played Challenges

Just the middle - 10458 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 14504 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3407 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Capitalize the Names - 125 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 8251 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 406 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6932 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 12
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30386 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2947 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line under headers - 1493 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 319 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 418 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 11
Box it - 6369 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
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