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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32983 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: 28
  • Position: #4391 / 7282
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 837 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #132 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get mail address from outlook format - 597 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #133 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add text at some column - 146 entries

Complete golang struct statement.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #29 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #884 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3207 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 2
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #240 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 1
add line and index - 81 entries

a missed line and index names need to be added

  • Best score: 44
  • Best player score: 62
  • Position: #22 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aliases for cd - 819 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #61 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2409 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1947 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #247 / 494
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #375 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7685 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1303 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1448 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #299 / 370
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2113 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: #269 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 7
Line under headers - 1926 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #242 / 474
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reorder the groups - 1115 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #141 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10555 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2418 / 3642
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11705 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1787 / 3430
  • Number of attempts: 1
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