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Played Challenges

Flodder-challenge - 807 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5485 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9478 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letter case trickery - 1433 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 10385 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: 7
switch variable - 4302 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2773 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2541 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11006 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mess in revision history - 965 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
attr_aligner - 2992 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Two become one - 675 entries

We have two c arrays and want to make one two dimensional out of it. Can we do that?

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
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