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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: 30
  • Position: #5165 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #614 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2989 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2431 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #362 / 560
  • Number of attempts: 8
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #361 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2797 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #218 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 7
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #50 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 12
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #1574 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 2
Cool or not? - 761 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #149 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 710 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #124 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2823 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1777 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #230 / 570
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1300 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #209 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7520 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1763 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2093 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: 44
  • Position: #640 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 598 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #98 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #27 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 8
Around the clock - 174 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: 18
  • Position: #65 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 1
Join 'em - 228 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #130 / 134
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: #141 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 915 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #125 / 155
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reorder the groups - 1112 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #230 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 2312 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #139 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1087 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2981 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1395 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1706 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11624 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1701 / 3410
  • Number of attempts: 4
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