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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: #1934 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3304 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1057 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 6
Extract argument from function - 2257 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #241 / 733
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4695 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #834 / 1556
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2512 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #217 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #4018 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 1
C Reformatting - 686 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #77 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2282 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10555 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2387 / 3642
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3681 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 2
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1522 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: #104 / 428
  • Number of attempts: 7
replacing each line of a block selection - 2838 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #398 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 4
Switch function arguments - 1993 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #553 / 630
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1915 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #183 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 5
Numbering a List - 1834 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #48 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11705 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3055 / 3430
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6066 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #532 / 1496
  • Number of attempts: 1
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