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Played Challenges

Shift down - 179 entries

Number words are back.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 11
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26822 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
  • Number of attempts: 18
vim1001 - 243 entries

change number 1001 into a "vim1001 sequence". (My first challenge, hope it is not too bad... )

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 8
NATO phonetic alphabet - 407 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 4347 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2689 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 12728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 9685 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 4246 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 4829 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 16
Count both ways - 893 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 10678 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Interweave two blocks of text - 502 entries

Suppose you've got data on a list of things from multiple sources. They're all in separate chunks, so how might you create a tabular output?

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 14192 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 23
Numbering a List - 1752 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 10
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