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Played Challenges

Basic renumbering - 4690 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Saving the hashes(#) - 1770 entries

The following file is copied from vimcasts.org(Its only for learning purpose,hope the site owner doesn't mind it), its probably the easiest of challenges.Our goal is to delete every line which doesn't contain a hash signs. The remaining hash signs with numbers are then sorted to get the final output.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 13426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10553 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1865 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12173 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2637 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11195 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9619 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4345 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 3983 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2545 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25756 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 3555 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Don't know what this is - 1775 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vertical Limit - 2126 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1485 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3633 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6071 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1761 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
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