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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1550 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #104 / 517
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 4350 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #831 / 1065
  • Number of attempts: 3
Satisfy the go linter - 2153 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #329 / 433
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33343 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: 27
  • Position: #4016 / 7356
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6196 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #296 / 1513
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10783 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1902 / 3042
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3528 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #803 / 1142
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11345 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1424 / 4159
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 2159 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: 20
  • Position: #563 / 660
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15918 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1981 / 4158
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12848 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1831 / 3943
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

Reformat symbols in list - 1417 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

Sergey Yakovlev
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Network and security engineer, some programming with Python and Rust, skydiver

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contributed 1 challenges