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Played Challenges

Words in parens - 11443 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
Append semicolon after expressions - 881 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 945 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Word frequency alignment - 204 entries

You've got to align the second column, but the spacing is inconvenient and there are nasty tabs in the way. If you're a "real Vim ninja," this could be very quick indeed...

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Stairs Indenting - 360 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2844 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: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 1857 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
VimGolfNight - 463 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make it more readable - 1775 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse and double space - 411 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
NATO phonetic alphabet - 407 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Dave Aitken
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