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Played Challenges

Modernise code - 878 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 124
  • Position: #194 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1513 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #239 / 290
  • Number of attempts: 2
HS Final exam vimgolf - 685 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 66
  • Position: #179 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4115 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #823 / 1017
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5977 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #1452 / 1468
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3319 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1751 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 774 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #224 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #2937 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #1119 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #1724 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #611 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #4097 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1302 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 97
  • Position: #247 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #1155 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #4084 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4944 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1598 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 1
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