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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5570 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 11
Mess in revision history - 1015 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 6313 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make it more readable - 1775 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3794 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vertical Limit - 2168 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letter case trickery - 1451 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3638 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27234 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: 6
Just the middle - 9767 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11449 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4453 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Switch function arguments - 1857 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9782 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Search and Replace 0 - 4226 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12896 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Split line with dots - 1924 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
VimGolfNight - 463 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 14452 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
quotes inside quotes - 2845 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: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2604 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2604 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4854 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
Numbering a List - 1754 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
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