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Simple, Practical, and Common - 28353 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: 13
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 15250 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1566 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: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9917 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2509 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 6351 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 5174 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Around the clock - 150 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2241 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 861 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10000 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11695 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 13492 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reorder the groups - 821 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6547 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2457 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
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