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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: 22
  • Position: #425 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #45 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1035 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4639 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #349 / 1856
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1000 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 970 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #155 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 3
Scrambled numbers - 772 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #128 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 3
Alsa configuration - 481 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #30 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 8
Align commas - 1040 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #24 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 2
From A to B - 556 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #106 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #195 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #946 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
attr_aligner - 3402 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #573 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11624 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1462 / 3410
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6004 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #357 / 1480
  • Number of attempts: 9
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