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Played Challenges

Vertical Limit - 2168 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27217 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 14428 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 12879 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1325 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Vim - 330 entries

Someone has vandalized this text file and replaced the beginning character of one word in each line with a Big "X." Please remove the big X's, and fix each line to read "The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog."

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
The meaning - 504 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4453 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shuffle and Sort - 171 entries

The values where sorted incorrectly. Get them back to how they are supposed to be

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 1857 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
NATO phonetic alphabet - 407 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
The name of the game - 588 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: ROT13 Phonics - 70 entries

A is for apple, b is for ball, etc... This familiar phonics poem has been rotated 13 characters. Make the letter match the word.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Append semicolon after expressions - 881 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10706 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: 1
Joachim
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Norwegian/US PhD student in speech at Edinburgh, Tonmeister, occasional theatre consultant and piano dabbler.

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