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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5587 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 3106 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vim's not included features - 157 entries

Filter not included (-) features in a hypothetical installation of vim.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13210 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1035 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
Gray area - 662 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2089 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1822 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27809 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9848 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9896 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4194 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10775 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: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2336 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1929 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2293 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2881 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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shift down - 184 entries

Number words are back.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2768 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 820 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 903 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4893 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6438 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Pretty format for variable declarations - 128 entries

Project standards demand the equal signs must be aligned for better readability.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11597 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Condensed Cases - 718 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
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