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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 348 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #21 / 128
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 22
  • Position: #1353 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 12
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5851 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #788 / 1440
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18320 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #856 / 3775
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #966 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3442 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #37 / 1115
  • Number of attempts: 7
Cool or not? - 748 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #80 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 4
html paragraph to table - 583 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 64
  • Position: #78 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2780 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #601 / 622
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2593 / 4100
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1278 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #132 / 245
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7491 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1047 / 2030
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 595 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: #165 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 711 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #255 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 915 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #81 / 155
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 40
  • Position: #198 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15704 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1006 / 4104
  • Number of attempts: 10
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10525 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2278 / 3633
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2404 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 1
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