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Played Challenges

Bad Copy Syntax - 1101 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 716 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27114 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 425 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 4443 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 6
Inner hyphens - 114 entries

Yet another hyphen challenge. Adding 5 hyphens to a file shouldn't be too hard.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2844 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 14378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment each number - 605 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Join 'em - 186 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 6
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge1 - 26 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2243 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 4711 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Missing Library and a Typo - 742 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2707 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1536 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 562 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
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