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Played Challenges

Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 576 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #135 / 352
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1508 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #147 / 424
  • Number of attempts: 3
Stairs Indenting - 424 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #156 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 1
you're stuck on jQuery < 1.7 - 330 entries

replace calls to jQuery 1.7+'s `on` with calls to pre 1.7 `bind`

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #52 / 107
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat a C golf submission - 523 entries

Take this C golf submission (for the "tiny but standards-compliant Hello World program" category, naturally), and turn it into formatted C code.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #145 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse characters in a line - 645 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #116 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat most common surnames - 586 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #44 / 186
  • Number of attempts: 4
Remember FizzBuzz? - 589 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #54 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 4
Get rid of html tags - 341 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #64 / 207
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1350 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #232 / 521
  • Number of attempts: 2
Deleting folded text - 296 entries

The text below contains three folds. Delete them (and the text inside them). For example: 123 456 /*{{{*/ 789 /*}}}*/ 012 Should become: 123 012 Also, add `aoeuaoeu` to make sure small solutions don't get flagged as cheating.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #9 / 107
  • Number of attempts: 6
Sort and add attributes - 1191 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #337 / 484
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add fold markers to a .c file - 487 entries

Fold markers can make it easier to navigate source code. Add them to this .c file.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #47 / 158
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1151 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #167 / 347
  • Number of attempts: 2
Braces or Brackets? - 710 entries

Someone forgot whether to use braces or brackets and you have to clean up their code!

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #108 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2980 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #177 / 664
  • Number of attempts: 4
Flodder-challenge - 901 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #120 / 270
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11637 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2386 / 3413
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6015 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #213 / 1482
  • Number of attempts: 8
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