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Played Challenges

Line under headers - 1078 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 6
Extract wireshark capture filter - 135 entries

Extract wireshark capture filter from IP plan

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 5174 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10000 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 136 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Refactor typescript arrow function type - 158 entries

Make arrow function type less verbose and easier to read

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge5 - 88 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13492 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add string initializers to an enum - 541 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Unsemantic linewrapping - 538 entries

[Inspired by a blog post I read: https://scott.mn/2014/02/21/semantic_linewrapping/. Text adapted.] Sometimes when editing a Markdown file, I wrap the lines semantically. Instead of inserting a newline at 70 columns (or whatever), or making paragraphs one long line, I put in newlines at a point that seems logical to me. This may seem silly, but it produces better diffs. Semantic linewrapping also makes editing snappier. I can delete, edit or insert sentences easily using linewise operations. Code-oriented text editors like Vim and [REDACTED] are really good at this kind of manipulation. Editing text that hasn't been wrapped semantically is a pain, though:

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2509 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 6351 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 696 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
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