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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5464 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple format - 2359 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 1827 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1794 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 23987 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: 2
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 1261 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4244 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1029 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1456 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
No naked if allowed! - 17 entries

House style forbids naked condition statements, comments should start with a space character and be on their own line. Good luck!

  • Best score: 43
  • Best player score: 71
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4019 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
html paragraph to table - 249 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 12111 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
attr_aligner - 2957 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1259 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 754 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11351 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
ninja substitution - 250 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 8973 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 10831 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 5788 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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