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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33028 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: #3886 / 7289
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4647 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #129 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2517 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #38 / 687
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #17 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 13
Basic renumbering - 5476 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #607 / 1237
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vice versa - 7598 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1418 / 2059
  • Number of attempts: 1
Restore order to the alphabet - 182 entries

The numbers are OK. The letters are wonky.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #14 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 4
convert yml into java pojo field - 823 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: #190 / 220
  • Number of attempts: 1
Logging with key - 299 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #82 / 85
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line 'em up! - 373 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: #41 / 106
  • Number of attempts: 7
Condensed Cases - 764 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 / 234
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15804 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #6 / 4123
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10560 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #551 / 3645
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12775 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1968 / 3926
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11742 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 / 3442
  • Number of attempts: 3
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