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Played Challenges

Word Blender - 129 entries

The insides of long words seem to have been run through the blender. Can you fix this famous tale, brave knight?

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 93
  • Position: #48 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: #19 / 352
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4654 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #80 / 1542
  • Number of attempts: 5
Insert a Markdown link - 411 entries

Put a link in a markdown document, using the after-the-paragraph format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #94 / 139
  • Number of attempts: 3
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1 - 141 entries

Somebody's got this slightly muddled up. See how quickly you can fix it. (I made this to experiment with buffers. I'm not actually sure whether this is faster with buffers or without.)

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #22 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 924 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: 10
  • Position: #548 / 612
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change the content of a string - 1350 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #308 / 521
  • Number of attempts: 5
Gavin Gilmour
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