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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32881 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: 22
  • Position: #1019 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18369 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #828 / 3786
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1769 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1441 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: 22
  • Position: #214 / 368
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1258 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #257 / 416
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11124 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #957 / 4109
  • Number of attempts: 2
Un"finnish"ed Work - 105 entries

Replace å by a, ä by a and ö by o.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #31 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
Todo list specification - 363 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #121 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interactive git rebase changing commands - 156 entries

How to change the action of some commits in git rebase dialog.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #17 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 1
Adam's challenge - 913 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #106 / 256
  • Number of attempts: 3
Create a table - 302 entries

Convert the given input into a formatted table

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #62 / 98
  • Number of attempts: 2
Hello ${world} - 293 entries

Migrate a JavaScript String from concatenation to ES6 interpolation.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #17 / 92
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 2295 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #341 / 430
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15712 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1309 / 4109
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12729 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1577 / 3917
  • Number of attempts: 2
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