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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 27198 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Cool or not? - 562 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1375 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 4486 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 10
Vice versa - 6313 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
That hyphen - 2263 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Triangular Numbers - 59 entries

Generate the first 50 triangular numbers.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2259 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12879 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
html paragraph to table - 451 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 116
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 14419 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment each number - 605 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 9
multiple cursor alternative - 1179 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: 20
  • Number of attempts: 9
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2040 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
ninja substitution - 790 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9765 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11444 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 540 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 2189 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
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