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Played Challenges

Make HTML List - 786 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 2734 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 1
JSON string rotation - 35 entries

Right value strings are misplaced. Just rotate them! I'm too kind with you guys and didn't included "strings with \" in it"!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Land of the Lost - 60 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 4
Refactor static member invocation - 161 entries

Someone used a static method. Refactor the method into a static import while fixing the assertion.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
120 Degrees - 333 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 214 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
readability - 278 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 3983 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
camel riding - 663 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5178 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
VimGolfNight - 447 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 1817 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap or reverse - 86 entries

Try to swap or reverse the line as needed.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Vim - 318 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: 2
vim1001 - 221 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assign numbers to fields - 80 entries

You are given a list of space-separated strings. Add an increasing numeric prefix to each one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
learn vim in short time - 175 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3039 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Letter case trickery - 1376 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 8291 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 3417 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 840 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 777 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 1
Append semicolon after expressions - 820 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 1967 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Gray area - 601 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1555 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
Extract argument from function - 1768 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fix the XML - 803 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 20086 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: 7
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Happy TvvO - 339 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 1190 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 9763 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Interactive git rebase changing commands - 131 entries

How to change the action of some commits in git rebase dialog.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 10188 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Condensed Cases - 655 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Merge blank lines and properly capitalize - 23 entries

Here you need complete 2 tasks: 1. Remove all unwanted continuous blank lines and leave only 1 blank line between paragraphs. 2. Properly capitalize the sentences.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interleave lines - 125 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 955 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Lisp Condense - 356 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2292 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
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