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Played Challenges

HS exam question - 490 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 50
  • Position: #21 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 11
Reformat symbols in list - 438 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #28 / 102
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fizzbuzz - 159 entries

type the first 100 lines of the fizzbuzz problem

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 131
  • Position: #46 / 52
  • Number of attempts: 1
Substraction (bis) - 238 entries

Solve the equations (adapted from the original @Caek_'s challenge).

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #6 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 9
Many duplicates - 466 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #91 / 168
  • Number of attempts: 3
2 quick changes and a numbered list - 319 entries

The ascii will not be lost, but rather numbered in 4 digit blocks with leading zeros.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #53 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 2
delete swap - 601 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #82 / 205
  • Number of attempts: 3
Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 723 entries

Original by @BiddulphCaleb (http://www.vimgolf.com/challenges/6019f1c4642668000cee11e8) - had some extra spaces in output file.

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #61 / 165
  • Number of attempts: 5
Fix the shell script! - 1238 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #92 / 309
  • Number of attempts: 7
Visual block training - 587 entries

You see the input. You see the output. Go.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #40 / 112
  • Number of attempts: 8
Innocent Monster - 128 entries

You have the tools, just create him!

  • Best score: 60
  • Best player score: 75
  • Position: #18 / 38
  • Number of attempts: 3
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1081 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #146 / 373
  • Number of attempts: 4
Wikitext headings to markdown - 671 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #41 / 149
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 1665 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #208 / 477
  • Number of attempts: 4
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 680 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #115 / 205
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fill in the chess board - 625 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #47 / 128
  • Number of attempts: 3
Learn to ask for :help - 429 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #86 / 97
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple replacements - 1137 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #97 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1398 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #226 / 382
  • Number of attempts: 3
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 181 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #105 / 119
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a cross in the square - 128 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #44 / 58
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1609 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #129 / 298
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #2795 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 6
vim = 22 / 7 - 424 entries

pi square vim

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #128 / 130
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4645 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #853 / 1859
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1165 / 3013
  • 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: 6
  • Position: #304 / 360
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4695 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1114 / 1556
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3345 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interweave two blocks of text - 610 entries

Suppose you've got data on a list of things from multiple sources. They're all in separate chunks, so how might you create a tabular output?

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #171 / 207
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 907 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #157 / 353
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7568 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #981 / 2055
  • Number of attempts: 4
comments galore - 970 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #28 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace and keep the case - 395 entries

Replace all instance of plugin and Plugin to device and Device.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #60 / 111
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap assigned value - 566 entries

Simple problem but looking for interesting solutions.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #138 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change your calendar - 349 entries

Happy New Year!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #77 / 82
  • Number of attempts: 1
VimGolfNight - 507 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #68 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 1
ASCII box - 324 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #89 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sorting database text output - 212 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: 26
  • Position: #54 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1603 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 2
Suffix sort - 242 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #48 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vim tetris - 351 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #78 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mess in revision history - 1151 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #75 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1737 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 5
attr_aligner - 3402 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #306 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 4
Under the cupola - 45 entries

Taking some liberty about the name and plot of the Stephen King's famous novel (and TV series) to make this challenge. Are you able to recreate graphically the key phrase of the story? (I think is gonna be hard!)

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 144
  • Position: #17 / 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Counting in binary - 442 entries

"a" represents 0; "A" represents 1. Start from zero and count to 15.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #91 / 110
  • Number of attempts: 3
Letter case trickery - 1558 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #359 / 501
  • Number of attempts: 3
Untangle my tail, please! - 54 entries

You know, this words were playing to chase their tails and Oops! What happened? Now we have a complete mess, their tails are totally tangled, can you please help them to untangle their tails?

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #21 / 30
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 3051 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: 15
  • Position: #370 / 1050
  • Number of attempts: 5
Hanging Indent for Footnotes - 69 entries

Format this footnote (in kramdown syntax) so that it has hanging indent.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #23 / 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Recursive Cowsay - 58 entries

Convert 'cowsay' statement to recursive output

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 80
  • Position: #17 / 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Top X - 189 entries

The End File is the Top 10 Vimgolf Leaderboard at June 29, 2013. This is a second version, with a great contribution of @udioica. X is ten in Roman,a numeric system in ancient Rome

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #30 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sort the VimGolf challenges by popularity - 340 entries

"Sort by popularity" is a good order to play the challenges. Not perfect, but you could do a lot worse. ;) Input is a sample copy-pasted from vimgolf.com. Some of the challenge names have digits that will get in your way, so read ":help :sort" for hints on sorting with a regex. When you're done, try your solution on the full list!

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #78 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 3
Number an outline - 246 entries

The indent and words are right, but the numbers are all wrong.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #17 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1217 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 8
Pairs of numbers - 346 entries

Line 1 represents x, line 2 y-data. Bring the corresponding pairs in the form "[x,y]\n"

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #45 / 130
  • Number of attempts: 6
Assign list - 166 entries

Assign list elements to matrix

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #36 / 58
  • Number of attempts: 2
paste indent correction - JS - 97 entries

You copy some javascript code from a website and paste it into vim, it does not look good!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #47 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hole-in-one - 982 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #291 / 299
  • Number of attempts: 1
It's a factor - 91 entries

Flaunt your macro prowess by factoring some numbers. Too hard? It takes less than 30 strokes, I promise.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 92
  • Position: #26 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete unwanted lines - 387 entries

Delete all lines which does not end in "o.."

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #78 / 220
  • Number of attempts: 3
Parsing with CSV: Unify lines and result. - 164 entries

col1;col2;col3;col4 A;1;4;5 A;3;4; A;1;4; # New output: col1;col2;col3;col4 A;1(2x);3;4(3x);5 any ideas?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #56 / 72
  • Number of attempts: 2
Lookahead and Lookbehind - 67 entries

Look everywhere

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #12 / 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Word frequency alignment - 250 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
  • Position: #134 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 1
Minimalist Limerick - 507 entries

Reproduce this lovely poem.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #100 / 168
  • Number of attempts: 3
REDRUM - 147 entries

If you remember "The Shinning", the first time you saw the bloody word REDRUM you probably thinked "What the Hell is that?" Well, then you know that you need a little help from a looking-glass to make sense of it. Now it's time to use vim like a mirror to reveal the message.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #57 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 1
Enumerate words - 241 entries

Enumerate the unique words in order.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #78 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 1
Block Fun 1 - 185 entries

Manipulate the columns to produce desired result.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #44 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 2
Groups magic - 144 entries

Regexp or macros for string converting: (a) -> ___ (abc) -> ____ (abcd) -> ______ All in the '(' replace to _ multiply by char count + ()

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #45 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 1
Prefixes and suffixes - 571 entries

Generate all prefixes of "vimchallenge", then all suffixes.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #103 / 186
  • Number of attempts: 2
Refactor arguments into object argument - 160 entries

A relatively common Javascript refactoring.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 78
  • Position: #53 / 64
  • 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: #108 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 27
  • Position: #36 / 88
  • Number of attempts: 4
Dehamlizing - 177 entries

Change this piece of HAML code back into erb

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #35 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 2
NATO phonetic alphabet - 490 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #83 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 2
A simple change - 410 entries

Just change the numbers in the most efficient way ...

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #16 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 2
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Vim - 392 entries

Someone has vandalized this text file and replaced the beginning character of one word in each line with a Big "X." Please remove the big X's, and fix each line to read "The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog."

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #124 / 182
  • Number of attempts: 3
The name of the game - 636 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #131 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 2
lamb had a little Mary - 569 entries

"Mary" and "lamb" are swapped. Unswap them. Fast as you can.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #85 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 9
  • Position: #182 / 428
  • Number of attempts: 6
Stairs Indenting - 434 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #108 / 186
  • Number of attempts: 1
Unwrap the text of an email message - 174 entries

Reverse of "Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters". gq and gw are great for wrapping paragraphs. But sometimes other programs choke on your wrapped lines. What's the best way to un-gq?

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #65 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python to Ruby - 190 entries

Convert this Python code to Ruby. NOTE: This program likely won't run.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #43 / 56
  • 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: 43
  • Position: #40 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 2
Saving the hashes(#) - 1973 entries

The following file is copied from vimcasts.org(Its only for learning purpose,hope the site owner doesn't mind it), its probably the easiest of challenges.Our goal is to delete every line which doesn't contain a hash signs. The remaining hash signs with numbers are then sorted to get the final output.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #156 / 468
  • Number of attempts: 6
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 1022 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #197 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 1
you're stuck on jQuery < 1.7 - 332 entries

replace calls to jQuery 1.7+'s `on` with calls to pre 1.7 `bind`

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #73 / 108
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2383 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #266 / 721
  • Number of attempts: 4
Exchanging Quotes - 800 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #148 / 220
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2838 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #439 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 5
Switch function arguments - 1995 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #356 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 3
Append semicolon after expressions - 968 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #52 / 391
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reverse and double space - 456 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #136 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remove noise from HTTP log - 666 entries

This piece of log (from the year 2000) contains some irrelevant data. We only want to see the HTTP method and resource.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #208 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4963 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1071 / 1712
  • Number of attempts: 3
The meaning - 526 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #202 / 340
  • Number of attempts: 2
Ugly spreadsheet copy/paste to CSV - 905 entries

convert an ugly spreadsheet copy/paste into a CSV format.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #113 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 5
Replacing some words - 417 entries

How fast could it be?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #123 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make it more readable - 1915 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #367 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line Zipper - 448 entries

Zip/pair related lines.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #179 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove dupes from array - 1308 entries

given a random string that contains a ruby-esque array, make sure that there are no duplicate elements

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #221 / 327
  • Number of attempts: 6
PHP Array Syntax -> MailChimp Merge Syntax - 502 entries

I recently needed to send an e-mail to our marketing department listing allowed merge tags for our MailChimp campaigns. The allowed merge tags were determined from a PHP array in one of our PHP classes. I transformed the PHP class to MailChimp's syntax and sent the e-mail. It was, however, a long, laborious process. I'm still fairly new to Vim and would love to see how an expert Vim user would tackle one of my own, real-world problems. Thanks and have fun!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #73 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 1
Case preserving word replacement - 439 entries

Half way through my project, my people turned into dogs. Now I have to change everything in my source.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #72 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 4
Sort entries based on date - 347 entries

Sort some entries in a Ledger-file based on date.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #82 / 111
  • Number of attempts: 3
imports alignment (python) - 656 entries

Align as one import per line.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #136 / 193
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rotating Philosophers Problem - 382 entries

Can you help the philosophers find a good place to sit before they get five forks and spaghetti?

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #94 / 161
  • Number of attempts: 3
HTML to Haml - 837 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #174 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 2
Generate English Alphabets - 448 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #125 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 2
Insert a Markdown link - 420 entries

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

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #80 / 141
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1834 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #372 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: #259 / 387
  • Number of attempts: 3
Assignment Alignment - 823 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #117 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1787 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #183 / 470
  • Number of attempts: 8
A Simple One - 957 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: #342 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 2
Ruby 1.9 compat - 598 entries

Remember when Ruby supported `when <expr> :`? Well, it doesn't in 1.9, so let's make sure we use `then`, without ruining our lovely new hash syntax!

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #43 / 227
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse Simple Deletion - 787 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #272 / 437
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment, increment, increment.... - 599 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #250 / 382
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting paragraphs - 495 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #26 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 5
Indentation - 454 entries

Indent each line according to the right number of spaces it needs.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #65 / 161
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hatsuyume - 428 entries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatsuyume

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #93 / 169
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Cake is a Lie - 1234 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #414 / 497
  • Number of attempts: 3
Context insensitive completion 0 - 476 entries

Buried in the lines you're not supposed to add is the line "Add this line!" Add that line to the top of the file.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #125 / 224
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make Fancy Header - 983 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #297 / 331
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat some Python - 565 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #70 / 223
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat a C golf submission - 536 entries

Take this C golf submission (for the "tiny but standards-compliant Hello World program" category, naturally), and turn it into formatted C code.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #124 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse characters in a line - 657 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #55 / 239
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat most common surnames - 599 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #108 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remember FizzBuzz? - 596 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #91 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change the content of a string - 1364 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #242 / 525
  • 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: #165 / 492
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add fold markers to a .c file - 499 entries

Fold markers can make it easier to navigate source code. Add them to this .c file.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #72 / 158
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1168 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #264 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 40
  • Position: #70 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 2
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3041 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #254 / 672
  • Number of attempts: 9
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: 17
  • Position: #2225 / 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: 36
  • Position: #418 / 1497
  • Number of attempts: 7
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