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Played Challenges

Piphilology - 123 entries

Piphilology comprises the creation and use of mnemonic techniques to remember a span of digits of the mathematical constant π. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piphilology

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 2
attr_aligner - 3086 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10703 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Gray area - 655 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5570 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 54
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9776 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27130 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: 3
Collect List - 3634 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
learn vim in short time - 186 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4448 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2259 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 6287 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9759 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11439 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
quotes inside quotes - 2844 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
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