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Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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
  • Position: #1399 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 11
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #444 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 11
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 194 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #72 / 101
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2851 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #29 / 843
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 866 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #10 / 256
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1010 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3556 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #21 / 1151
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3709 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #193 / 838
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7848 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #9 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 802 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #90 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 5
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 746 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #75 / 177
  • Number of attempts: 13
Convert Application Output to CSV - 195 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #13 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 2
Number Sort - 307 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #57 / 165
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1131 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 6
Learn some german verbs - 532 entries

The list needs to be structured so we can print in verbatim and feel ok about how it looks.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 245
  • Position: #131 / 132
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 259 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #97 / 139
  • Number of attempts: 1
Back to the roots - 54 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #21 / 37
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1398 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #98 / 265
  • Number of attempts: 6
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 647 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #74 / 205
  • Number of attempts: 5
move titles next to url, in quotes - 510 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #73 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 4
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