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Played Challenges

Swap values - 4300 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31709 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: 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
From A to B - 533 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 930 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15138 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10823 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2411 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2973 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3004 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5262 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1480 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7165 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5734 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12378 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10334 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
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