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Played Challenges

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: #1572 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 12
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #476 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 14
Swap values inside brackets - 2404 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #516 / 555
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2699 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #58 / 803
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #490 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #604 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3284 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #398 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #854 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1193 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7416 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1813 / 2011
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2055 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: 12
  • Position: #47 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 590 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #164 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1852 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #219 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 708 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #47 / 346
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reorder the groups - 1071 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #27 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 18
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3435 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1359 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2932 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11354 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #557 / 3335
  • Number of attempts: 8
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