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Played Challenges

Space out the alphabet - 1318 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 1
camel riding - 678 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 2847 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mute the second method of this script - 404 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Don't know what this is - 1669 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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 10874 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 879 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 8773 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 3693 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 10132 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Condensed Cases - 670 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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2684 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 3921 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2474 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
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