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Played Challenges

One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2675 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #550 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #600 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #747 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #707 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2500 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #653 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: The Quick Brown Fox - 160 entries

Someone has vandalized our text (again). Please fix to read: The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #95 / 97
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 1015 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #386 / 420
  • Number of attempts: 2
Append semicolon after expressions - 958 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #333 / 388
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4945 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1200 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 2
The meaning - 523 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #281 / 338
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 934 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #478 / 617
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment, increment, increment.... - 591 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #23 / 378
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make Fancy Header - 978 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #112 / 329
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sort and add attributes - 1211 entries

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

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #211 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 2
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