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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5513 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1714 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
multiple cursor alternative - 1083 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5992 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 3581 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
That hyphen - 2201 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Number Sort - 243 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25334 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: 5
Increment each number - 494 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 13035 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1735 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9331 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11106 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9549 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1763 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Extract argument from function - 2010 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 1784 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple text editing with Vim - 10464 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: 1
Basic renumbering - 4620 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 3228 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
simple format - 3073 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 1631 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11960 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 1838 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
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