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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32963 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: 36
  • Position: #6573 / 7277
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1417 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1278 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10546 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #144 / 2990
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1279 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1447 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: 24
  • Position: #281 / 369
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2544 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1780 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #59 / 571
  • Number of attempts: 5
Learn some german verbs - 504 entries

The list needs to be structured so we can print in verbatim and feel ok about how it looks.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #100 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5444 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1021 / 1229
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15749 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2553 / 4117
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2826 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #523 / 739
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1354 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #433 / 522
  • Number of attempts: 1
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