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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4645 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #22 / 1859
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2257 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #69 / 733
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change name of a variable - 165 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #46 / 128
  • Number of attempts: 1
Neither Fizz nor Buzz - 223 entries

Not your regular increment macro! The gaps are tricky.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #51 / 98
  • Number of attempts: 2
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1107 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #230 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two become one - 704 entries

We have two c arrays and want to make one two dimensional out of it. Can we do that?

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #126 / 203
  • Number of attempts: 2
Where should I put the Newline? - 847 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #89 / 423
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #418 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 6
Letter case trickery - 1558 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: 10
  • Position: #110 / 501
  • Number of attempts: 7
quotes inside quotes - 3051 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #163 / 1050
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3188 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 2
Hole-in-one - 982 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #138 / 299
  • Number of attempts: 5
Switch function arguments - 1995 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #101 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4963 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #315 / 1712
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11708 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #2886 / 3431
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6070 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #673 / 1497
  • Number of attempts: 2
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