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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
Fill visual area - 70 entries

Just have fun!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 65
  • Number of attempts: 1
Logging with key - 275 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sorting database text output - 188 entries

Sometimes it is nice to be able to quickly take column-formatted text output from the SQL command line and turn it into a list of useful data. In this case we want a unique, sorted list of the values from the second column combined into one comma-separated list. What is the fewest strokes you can do this in?

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12519 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10620 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2676 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4785 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9680 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mute the second method of this script - 415 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4062 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9574 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11288 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2241 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
ASCII box - 295 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1407 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2041 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
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