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Played Challenges

Dehamlizing - 155 entries

Change this piece of HAML code back into erb

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 97
  • 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: 6
Basic renumbering - 3983 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 9847 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mirror Symmetry - 669 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
VimGolfNight - 447 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Free hyphen! - 109 entries

Just like "Inner hyphens", but I'm giving you a free hyphen to play with. Will your solution be any different?

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 8291 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 10188 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
HTML to Haml - 665 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 4
The name of the game - 570 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 1817 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
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
Swap values - 3010 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Shuffled numbers - 195 entries

Each number is paired with the number it should follow. That's enough information to put them in order.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 9777 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
-a-b-c- - 2292 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 5178 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Generate a list of numbers - 215 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1212 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fun With The Diagonal - 73 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Align commas - 681 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
From A to B - 473 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Paragraph sort - 287 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
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