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Played Challenges

That hyphen - 2498 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #35 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #4 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 4
Make HTML List - 987 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #97 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #308 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 7
Sorting database text output - 206 entries

Sometimes it is nice to be able to quickly take column-formatted text output from the SQL command line and turn it into a list of useful data. In this case we want a unique, sorted list of the values from the second column combined into one comma-separated list. What is the fewest strokes you can do this in?

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #43 / 79
  • Number of attempts: 1
Condensed Cases - 752 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #153 / 230
  • Number of attempts: 2
Happy TvvO - 388 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #163 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #33 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 4
Count both ways - 959 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #103 / 341
  • Number of attempts: 3
Suffix sort - 219 entries

Sort from the end of the line, as if the letters in each line were reversed.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #28 / 61
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #545 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2145 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1508 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: #63 / 424
  • Number of attempts: 7
Make it more readable - 1891 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #62 / 622
  • Number of attempts: 5
Numbering a List - 1828 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #312 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11637 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2061 / 3413
  • Number of attempts: 2
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