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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3731 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #413 / 919
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 22
  • Position: #997 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 10
Swap values - 4390 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #420 / 1230
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #272 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 10
V to the i - 4596 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #29 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 3
multiple cursor alternative - 1413 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
  • Position: #100 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 4
From argument to object - 1250 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: 17
  • Position: #44 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 6
Extract argument from function - 2186 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #79 / 721
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #950 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 5
Un"finnish"ed Work - 104 entries

Replace å by a, ä by a and ö by o.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #10 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 3
Todo list specification - 350 entries

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

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #45 / 161
  • Number of attempts: 2
Missing Library and a Typo - 815 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #8 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7416 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #304 / 2011
  • Number of attempts: 6
Hello ${world} - 291 entries

Migrate a JavaScript String from concatenation to ES6 interpolation.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #15 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array transposition - 2234 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #58 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2142 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 4
Suffix sort - 195 entries

Sort from the end of the line, as if the letters in each line were reversed.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #10 / 56
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change name of a variable - 154 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #49 / 122
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #435 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #790 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11365 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1249 / 3337
  • Number of attempts: 6
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