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Played Challenges

Wikitext headings to markdown - 946 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #125 / 197
  • Number of attempts: 3
hello-world-vimgolf - 2294 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #468 / 648
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inverting Lines - 1774 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #312 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 2000 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #79 / 368
  • Number of attempts: 19
Rural Post - 4347 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #387 / 1064
  • Number of attempts: 6
Yo To Hello - 1105 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #283 / 511
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33343 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: 24
  • Position: #3084 / 7356
  • Number of attempts: 8
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 875 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #162 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6196 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #691 / 1513
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18611 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1543 / 3840
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10783 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1664 / 3042
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3528 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #828 / 1142
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3636 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #486 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7818 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #964 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11345 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3144 / 4159
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7761 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #587 / 2093
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15918 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1096 / 4158
  • Number of attempts: 9
-a-b-c- - 3169 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #418 / 1126
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10615 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2483 / 3662
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12848 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1847 / 3943
  • Number of attempts: 3
Recursively Palindrome - 237 entries

Note that there are 2^6-1 characters.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3 / 73
  • Number of attempts: 3
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