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Played Challenges

Split the words - 353 entries

Add the spaces manually if you must, but if you use Vim's spell checking feature wisely, I think you'll save a LARGE number of strokes.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #19 / 106
  • Number of attempts: 5
attr_aligner - 3402 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #189 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #143 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 5
Numbering a List - 1834 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #146 / 629
  • 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: 29
  • Position: #97 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 6
Remember FizzBuzz? - 596 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 80
  • Position: #141 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1364 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #216 / 525
  • Number of attempts: 4
Sort and add attributes - 1217 entries

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

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #273 / 492
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 30
  • Position: #5 / 158
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 21
  • Position: #146 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 37
  • Position: #38 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: #218 / 672
  • Number of attempts: 3
Flodder-challenge - 928 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #73 / 274
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11705 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #794 / 3430
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6066 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #175 / 1496
  • Number of attempts: 9
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