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Played Challenges

Python Hello World! Reformatting - 852 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 8
Two become one - 691 entries

We have two c arrays and want to make one two dimensional out of it. Can we do that?

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vim tetris - 343 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9964 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letter case trickery - 1461 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: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Stairs Indenting - 380 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11792 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split the words - 334 entries

Add the spaces manually if you must, but if you use Vim's spell checking feature wisely, I think you'll save a LARGE number of strokes.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 4
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