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Played Challenges

Array transposition - 1661 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1101 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4690 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2138 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 3628 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
Collect List - 3553 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2807 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9608 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Adam's challenge - 804 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11183 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 13418 entries

Just give me the numbers.

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