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Played Challenges

simple format - 3069 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reorder the groups - 460 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 584 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 2057 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1709 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 473 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1464 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 418 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Put the months in order - 463 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 52
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1009 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: 44
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1725 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 426 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 1781 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 12
Simple text editing with Vim - 10457 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
Box it - 3186 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Join 'em - 139 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9545 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1521 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 9316 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11097 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25294 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 490 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 12996 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 1631 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 11957 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3565 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Around the clock - 119 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3523 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5989 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Cool or not? - 488 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
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