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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 25767 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 - 102 entries

Extract wireshark capture filter from IP plan

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 3582 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 177 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13430 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 1105 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 - 1855 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 - 3985 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 - 95 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge5 - 50 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" - 1888 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 2844 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 - 12173 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reorder the groups - 545 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
Swap values - 3633 entries

Well, swap the values...

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