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Played Challenges

Pascal's Triangle - 21 entries

Generate the first 17 left-justified rows of Pascal's triangle.

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1989 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Delete to the end of the current line - 540 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3759 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 2090 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple text editing with Vim - 10674 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
Cool or not? - 546 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9723 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Triangular Numbers - 59 entries

Generate the first 50 triangular numbers.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
change parenthesis - 186 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11370 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Put the months in order - 577 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 1281 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2174 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 478 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 14177 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 12713 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9678 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Convert Application Output to CSV - 135 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
Increment each number - 593 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26805 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: 7
move titles next to url, in quotes - 349 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6247 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 4242 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
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