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Played Challenges

attr_aligner - 3072 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4390 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4054 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12472 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2670 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2037 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
Don't know what this is - 1787 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: 14
  • 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: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letter case trickery - 1450 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: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10608 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: 4
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1018 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Lisp Condense - 387 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Condensed Cases - 695 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11277 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9667 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Where should I put the Newline? - 800 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 885 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Hole-in-one - 941 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4767 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
120 Degrees - 370 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2826 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2236 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Pretty format for variable declarations - 128 entries

Project standards demand the equal signs must be aligned for better readability.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 650 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vertical Limit - 2153 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 5
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