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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32910 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: #549 / 7271
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #58 / 3788
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #271 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 3
Make HTML List - 987 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #33 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #261 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 9
Restore order to the alphabet - 175 entries

The numbers are OK. The letters are wonky.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #4 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 5
Mirror Symmetry - 781 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #23 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 3
Entries sort - 76 entries

It cames to my mind a weird idea : sorting parts of my .vimrc. Take few minutes to sort out this, it's easy !

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #12 / 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #19 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #176 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #714 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #557 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11637 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #359 / 3413
  • Number of attempts: 5
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