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Played Challenges

Todo list specification - 297 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1145 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 1707 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1894 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11280 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26338 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: 14
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3579 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 3649 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4767 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 726 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
From argument to object - 1121 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Paragraph sort - 330 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3696 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1498 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13841 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
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