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Played Challenges

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: 5
  • Position: #25 / 360
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 44
  • Position: #200 / 353
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: #87 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sorting paragraphs - 495 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #122 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remember FizzBuzz? - 596 entries

Output FizzBuzz to 100. Start with nothing.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 64
  • Position: #114 / 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: 22
  • Position: #33 / 525
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: #45 / 492
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 54
  • Position: #215 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3041 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #395 / 672
  • Number of attempts: 5
Flodder-challenge - 928 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #175 / 274
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: #718 / 3430
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6066 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #306 / 1496
  • Number of attempts: 5
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