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Played Challenges

Test everything! - 111 entries

... and build the desired input data structure. Transform a list of values into a non-trivial format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assignment Alignment - 695 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Deleting folded text - 274 entries

The text below contains three folds. Delete them (and the text inside them). For example: 123 456 /*{{{*/ 789 /*}}}*/ 012 Should become: 123 012 Also, add `aoeuaoeu` to make sure small solutions don't get flagged as cheating.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25715 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: 9
Switch function arguments - 1841 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12156 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5524 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9600 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1743 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 10536 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
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11172 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2804 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 395 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
imports alignment (python) - 577 entries

Align as one import per line.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
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