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Played Challenges

Reverse characters in a line - 602 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Letter case trickery - 1481 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: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
120 Degrees - 389 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 3263 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 18
vim1001 - 244 entries

change number 1001 into a "vim1001 sequence". (My first challenge, hope it is not too bad... )

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 11152 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Condensed Cases - 729 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: 4
Fix the XML - 908 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14981 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12294 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Lisp Condense - 400 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1687 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
-a-b-c- - 2955 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2138 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
camel riding - 731 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1043 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
Winding path - 91 entries

It's a maze, but the bad paths have been blocked off. Mark the correct path.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 82
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vertical Limit - 2252 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10715 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
That hyphen - 2411 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Roman numerals - 58 entries

Use the substitutions on top to convert unary to Roman numerals.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
Count both ways - 931 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1884 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: 1
Tiny column alignment - 37 entries

Align using the four blocks, don't forget to lowercase and have fun!

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 205
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vim tetris - 347 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 68
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4462 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Suffix sort - 177 entries

Sort from the end of the line, as if the letters in each line were reversed.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
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