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Played Challenges

Line 'em up! - 268 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 2292 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2595 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: 2
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 840 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 3983 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 9763 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the XML - 803 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Condensed Cases - 655 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 8895 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 10188 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 8291 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 11
Simple, Practical, and Common - 20086 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: 7
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 3039 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4014 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 3417 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple text editing with Vim - 9777 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make HTML List - 786 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 52
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 1817 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
camel riding - 663 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5178 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Extract argument from function - 1768 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
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