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Played Challenges

vim = 22 / 7 - 424 entries

pi square vim

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #102 / 130
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 601 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #143 / 360
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4695 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #178 / 1556
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap assigned value - 566 entries

Simple problem but looking for interesting solutions.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #28 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3484 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 3
fib.c cleanup - 60 entries

cleanup the file

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #10 / 51
  • Number of attempts: 1
Block Fun 1 - 185 entries

Manipulate the columns to produce desired result.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #31 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 1
abcd > a b c d - 267 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 1
Readable Rubyhash - 239 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1 / 88
  • Number of attempts: 3
Checkerboard case pattern - 138 entries

All the squares are white. Make some of them black. But only the right ones.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #27 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
The name of the game - 636 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #73 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 7
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1522 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #13 / 428
  • Number of attempts: 8
Stairs Indenting - 434 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #174 / 186
  • Number of attempts: 2
Cleanining up 80 column concatenated text - 185 entries

1. Put the whole query on one line, remove the concatenation operators 2. Remove the double spaces that appear a few times in the query 3. Use string-interpolated variable statementPid rather than the ugly concatenation

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #66 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 1022 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #8 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vertical Limit - 2383 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #540 / 721
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remove semicolons after expressions - 576 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #47 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4963 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #137 / 1712
  • Number of attempts: 4
The meaning - 526 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #161 / 340
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1915 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #542 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 1
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1177 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #257 / 387
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 787 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #371 / 437
  • Number of attempts: 3
The Cake is a Lie - 1234 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #474 / 497
  • Number of attempts: 2
Compile C - 341 entries

You might have to get clever to do this one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #4 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sort and add attributes - 1217 entries

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

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #126 / 492
  • Number of attempts: 3
Braces or Brackets? - 713 entries

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

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #222 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3041 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #329 / 672
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 21
  • Position: #2669 / 3431
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6070 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #283 / 1497
  • Number of attempts: 12
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