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Played Challenges

Replacing some words - 400 entries

How fast could it be?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4443 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12707 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Shebangs for all - 1632 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10672 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: 6
Just the middle - 9665 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11370 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4206 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Change the content of a string - 1250 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Saving the hashes(#) - 1806 entries

The following file is copied from vimcasts.org(Its only for learning purpose,hope the site owner doesn't mind it), its probably the easiest of challenges.Our goal is to delete every line which doesn't contain a hash signs. The remaining hash signs with numbers are then sorted to get the final output.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2591 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
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