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Played Challenges

vim = 22 / 7 - 447 entries

pi square vim

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #25 / 131
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4751 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #50 / 1879
  • Number of attempts: 3
Search and Replace 0 - 4790 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #343 / 1585
  • Number of attempts: 5
Subtraction - 178 entries

Solve the equations.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #25 / 61
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #444 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 5
Letter case trickery - 1594 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: 12
  • Position: #330 / 511
  • Number of attempts: 1
paste indent correction - JS - 102 entries

You copy some javascript code from a website and paste it into vim, it does not look good!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #43 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete unwanted lines - 396 entries

Delete all lines which does not end in "o.."

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #140 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 1
abcd > a b c d - 280 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #139 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1581 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #61 / 439
  • Number of attempts: 2
Append semicolon after expressions - 1005 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #215 / 403
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove dupes from array - 1336 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: 19
  • Position: #112 / 331
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1859 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #251 / 639
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1912 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: 12
  • Position: #136 / 500
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse Simple Deletion - 832 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #299 / 454
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Cake is a Lie - 1286 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #190 / 512
  • Number of attempts: 2
Compile C - 365 entries

You might have to get clever to do this one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #89 / 132
  • Number of attempts: 1
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