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Played Challenges

Transposition - 66 entries

Transpose the original lines in separate columns, one for each line.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 53
  • 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: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26859 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
From argument to object - 1132 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1296 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1757 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9734 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 780 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11378 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9695 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2193 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 2106 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12742 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
html paragraph to table - 451 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 14217 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 4268 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4841 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
convert yml into java pojo field - 717 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3773 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6259 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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