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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: 27
  • Position: #3861 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4629 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #129 / 1852
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2478 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #38 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #17 / 4100
  • Number of attempts: 13
Basic renumbering - 5419 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #595 / 1222
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7491 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1403 / 2030
  • Number of attempts: 1
Restore order to the alphabet - 162 entries

The numbers are OK. The letters are wonky.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #12 / 61
  • Number of attempts: 4
convert yml into java pojo field - 801 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #183 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 1
Logging with key - 287 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #79 / 82
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line 'em up! - 361 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #39 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 7
Condensed Cases - 737 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #14 / 227
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15702 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #6 / 4104
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10522 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #551 / 3632
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1954 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11522 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #318 / 3380
  • Number of attempts: 3
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