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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: #601 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 13
Swap values - 4420 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #397 / 1238
  • Number of attempts: 24
One number per line - 18367 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #76 / 3786
  • Number of attempts: 14
Split line with dots - 2088 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #72 / 621
  • Number of attempts: 20
Copy three lines - 2786 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #203 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 18
Number Sort - 283 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #26 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11119 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #686 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 8
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 234 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #52 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7508 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #204 / 2038
  • Number of attempts: 14
Pretty multi-line bash - 216 entries

Bash line continuations are much prettier when they're column aligned.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #4 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 10
C Reformatting - 686 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #28 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 13
Paragraph sort - 406 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #15 / 118
  • Number of attempts: 7
Paragraph breaks - 483 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3 / 160
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array of characters - 133 entries

We all copy paste things off the internet, but the syntax doesn't look right. Fix it as fast as possible.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #21 / 40
  • Number of attempts: 7
A grid of punctuation - 115 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #12 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 6
Generate a list of numbers - 275 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #22 / 130
  • Number of attempts: 7
Collect List - 4172 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #234 / 1165
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #434 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 12
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10531 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #996 / 3636
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12721 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #682 / 3914
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11589 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2296 / 3402
  • Number of attempts: 6
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