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Played Challenges

Box it - 3966 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26353 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
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
NATO phonetic alphabet - 407 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 1710 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 8
Team names - 1501 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Converting group lines from format A to Format B - 20 entries

Convert from one format to another

  • Best score: 56
  • Best player score: 73
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9670 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 203 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10610 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Back to the roots - 38 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9554 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11284 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12493 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Interactive git rebase changing commands - 151 entries

How to change the action of some commits in git rebase dialog.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1149 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: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1870 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 13845 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 6174 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
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