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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #190 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #834 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #291 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10452 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #281 / 2961
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7640 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1399 / 1825
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2464 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #93 / 674
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #472 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1759 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #37 / 565
  • Number of attempts: 6
Make HTML List - 982 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #17 / 259
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #6 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add to end of each line... kinda - 285 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: #60 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #81 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 6
Mirror Symmetry - 752 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #46 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 5
Space out the alphabet - 1543 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #42 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #289 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3077 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #130 / 1099
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #834 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #596 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #385 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5835 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #128 / 1442
  • Number of attempts: 5
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