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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5694 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30435 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 140 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 673 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Remove quotes after first field - 217 entries

Remove the quotes around each field except for the first field.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1637 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 767 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14515 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge6 - 36 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 3
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8282 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Bad Copy Syntax - 1635 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values inside brackets - 2165 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 558 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: 9
Collect List - 3932 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 14
Add string initializers to an enum - 632 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 677 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16700 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 6390 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4199 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
calculations - 187 entries

Complete these (weird) calculations.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 59
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract wireshark capture filter - 151 entries

Extract wireshark capture filter from IP plan

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 52
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2467 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 10464 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2528 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge4 - 62 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4381 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 1750 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10151 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3461 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
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