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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 32
  • Position: #5718 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4390 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #220 / 1230
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18224 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1406 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4596 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #563 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2773 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #328 / 676
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array propagate - 290 entries

Complete the array with the keys as part of the value

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #10 / 102
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2464 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #238 / 674
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2579 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1754 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #412 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5393 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #106 / 1218
  • Number of attempts: 11
Vice versa - 7413 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1028 / 2010
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array transposition - 2234 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #304 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15636 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2167 / 4094
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1243 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2381 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse Simple Deletion - 739 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #321 / 418
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11354 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1577 / 3335
  • Number of attempts: 5
Marcos Almeida
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Software Engineer at @xcomponent/ Senior Consultant at @invivoo - Front end expertise

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