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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3771 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #47 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2588 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4771 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1156 / 1887
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2131 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #42 / 633
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #628 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 4
Make HTML List - 1050 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #66 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 5605 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #448 / 1260
  • Number of attempts: 9
underscore_to_camelCase - 163 entries

Pointy haired boss decided we need to switch to camelCase. Let's get this over with.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #19 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fun With The Diagonal - 104 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #39 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7864 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #176 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 3
Free hyphen! - 164 entries

Just like "Inner hyphens", but I'm giving you a free hyphen to play with. Will your solution be any different?

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #8 / 88
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 1017 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #159 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mirrored text - 167 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #12 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 4
Scrambled numbers - 780 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #59 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 6
Align commas - 1063 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #179 / 243
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirror Symmetry - 811 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #103 / 268
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4267 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #812 / 1188
  • Number of attempts: 2
readability - 315 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #66 / 150
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1630 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #178 / 442
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #387 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 3183 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #156 / 1132
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #952 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #671 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 5045 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #421 / 1742
  • Number of attempts: 5
Change the content of a string - 1502 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #159 / 567
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 12474 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1509 / 3623
  • Number of attempts: 2
T. Sakuma
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洋ドラマが好き。フットサルを続けてます。 最近は、電子工作とジム通いが加わりました。

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