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Played Challenges

convert yml into java pojo field - 637 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 2447 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
simple format - 2612 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 17
Team names - 1416 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1561 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Remember FizzBuzz? - 531 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 4
Delete to the end of the current line - 423 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: 2
Swap values - 3483 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Build a six - 193 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
move titles next to url, in quotes - 265 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 5884 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Basic renumbering - 4571 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 1572 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 11591 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
V to the i - 3874 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9440 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2002 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 10
Swap values inside brackets - 1415 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 9090 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 10940 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 374 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: 2
Collect List - 3443 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Every other line - 2076 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
Com(m)a Trouble - 1623 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple text editing with Vim - 10354 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: 6
Put the months in order - 403 entries

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

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1457 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 849 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Cool or not? - 422 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 12475 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24516 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Increment each number - 445 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
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