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Played Challenges

Poorly indented Python comments - 744 entries

Fix the alignment of some Python comments as quickly as possible.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #53 / 141
  • Number of attempts: 8
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1163 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #42 / 401
  • Number of attempts: 3
Wikitext headings to markdown - 709 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #79 / 157
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33029 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 / 7290
  • Number of attempts: 12
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6061 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #816 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18439 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #868 / 3802
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10715 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #987 / 3019
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3480 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #37 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 7
Cool or not? - 765 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #82 / 218
  • 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 - 2819 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #608 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2614 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1324 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #138 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7598 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1059 / 2059
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 611 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: #171 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 718 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #258 / 352
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 922 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: #82 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 40
  • Position: #205 / 220
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15804 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1006 / 4123
  • Number of attempts: 10
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10560 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2286 / 3645
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12775 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2418 / 3926
  • Number of attempts: 1
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