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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32903 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: 25
  • Position: #3286 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3375 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 3
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 173 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #21 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #384 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #175 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 5
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #414 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #269 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #616 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 5
Extract wireshark capture filter - 177 entries

Extract wireshark capture filter from IP plan

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #36 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #1454 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1300 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #102 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 9
One to Ten - 2093 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
  • Position: #168 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1392 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1005 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
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