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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32972 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: 23
  • Position: #2383 / 7278
  • Number of attempts: 5
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #270 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2507 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #322 / 684
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1940 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make HTML List - 987 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #219 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5444 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #389 / 1229
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add to end of each line... kinda - 290 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #43 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7541 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #50 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 5
Sudoku table - 58 entries

Make this simple sudoku table look nice and legible.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #2 / 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mirror Symmetry - 781 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #39 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #87 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15749 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #255 / 4117
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 3122 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #573 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #798 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1464 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11662 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #374 / 3419
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6035 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #1271 / 1487
  • Number of attempts: 1
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