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Played Challenges

Where should I put the Newline? - 824 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Separating firstname & lastname - 102 entries

Seperate named with equal tabs.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1867 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: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1463 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10337 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Logging with key - 277 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shift down - 189 entries

Number words are back.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 59
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10083 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4338 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1337 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3881 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4614 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove dupes from array - 1257 entries

given a random string that contains a ruby-esque array, make sure that there are no duplicate elements

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rotating Philosophers Problem - 360 entries

Can you help the philosophers find a good place to sit before they get five forks and spaghetti?

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
The meaning - 508 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Happy TvvO - 364 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Refactor static member invocation - 185 entries

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

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14291 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2942 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
Shebangs for all - 1666 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change the content of a string - 1265 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Lisp Condense - 396 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
increment by column in XML - 140 entries

modify an arbitrary "column" in an xml table by incrementing a an arbitrary placeholder string

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Switch function arguments - 1876 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5088 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11007 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make it more readable - 1797 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2863 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fix the Haiku - 247 entries

Change this slightly scrambled haiku to its unscrambled form and fix the capitalisation and punctuation along the way.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mute the second method of this script - 418 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Groups magic - 136 entries

Regexp or macros for string converting: (a) -> ___ (abc) -> ____ (abcd) -> ______ All in the '(' replace to _ multiply by char count + ()

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
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