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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 24
  • Position: #2942 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #731 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4615 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #628 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3432 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #106 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3307 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #618 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2790 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #664 / 679
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2194 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #221 / 723
  • Number of attempts: 5
That hyphen - 2467 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #647 / 675
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2755 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7448 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1319 / 2019
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2071 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: 23
  • Position: #566 / 634
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 711 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #79 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2230 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3081 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1085 / 1100
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1358 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3675 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
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