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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #631 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #72 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values inside brackets - 2431 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #216 / 560
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1155 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #362 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 3
Pretty multi-line bash - 216 entries

Bash line continuations are much prettier when they're column aligned.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #57 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 1
C Reformatting - 686 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #70 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 3
Paragraph breaks - 483 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #55 / 160
  • Number of attempts: 4
Generate a list of numbers - 276 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #112 / 131
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 2312 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #403 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 808 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: 29
  • Position: #16 / 215
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace Parameter with Explicit Methods - 61 entries

Implementing the methods of a Java Interface

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #20 / 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #53 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 4
SFD-ROC: Tic-Tac-Toe - 131 entries

Tic-Tac-Toe You are 'X', and it is your turn. Stop 'O' from winning, and complete the game. Draw a diagonal line through your winning row of three X's.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #27 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 2
The name of the game - 627 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #45 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 2
SFD-ROC: ASCII Logo Border - 70 entries

Draw a border around this familiar logo ;)

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #18 / 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1508 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #6 / 424
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vertical Limit - 2367 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #123 / 716
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11624 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2190 / 3410
  • Number of attempts: 3
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