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Played Challenges

Words in parens - 11973 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
Space out the alphabet - 1463 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Paragraph sort - 336 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2007 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5660 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10072 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 16220 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 3874 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29774 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 7
A grid of punctuation - 112 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array of characters - 131 entries

We all copy paste things off the internet, but the syntax doesn't look right. Fix it as fast as possible.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10319 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4155 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 4434 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4335 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
comments galore - 916 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 2854 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Make HTML List - 917 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 1
C Reformatting - 654 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 60
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6837 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Generate a list of numbers - 256 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
199 Fibonacci Numbers - 35 entries

Generate 199 Fibonacci Numbers using, if you like, the function S(x,y), a vimscript to sum two big numbers in reverse order.

  • Best score: 51
  • Best player score: 66
  • Number of attempts: 1
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