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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26822 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: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract wireshark capture filter - 129 entries

Extract wireshark capture filter from IP plan

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 4246 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 391 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1175 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 14188 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9685 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 1293 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: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 2097 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4110 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 116 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge5 - 69 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2177 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 4344 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12726 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reorder the groups - 697 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 455 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 3763 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
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