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Played Challenges

Add semicolons - 9344 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4300 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12379 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 784 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: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5279 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10343 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1778 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31744 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: 4
Preferably without multi-cursor plugin - 368 entries

Originally asked as question on reddit by kpthunder: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/9fvsro/what_is_the_most_efficient_way_to_go_about/

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 3
Santa's naughty / nice list - 75 entries

Christmas is here and Santa hasn't decided who's naughty or nice yet. He's given a list of names to his programmer friend to quickly split the children into naughty and nice. Hint: There's a hidden pattern that might be familiar.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3217 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11200 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: 2
Swap the operands under comparison - 240 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4035 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2686 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2043 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3041 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4508 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python challenge - 124 entries

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

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 54
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array transposition - 2131 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2706 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Number Sort - 265 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2591 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1699 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7165 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10833 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15145 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2313 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
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