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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4596 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #32 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2186 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #81 / 721
  • Number of attempts: 4
NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 227 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #19 / 109
  • Number of attempts: 2
Lisp Condense - 414 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #82 / 147
  • Number of attempts: 2
120 Degrees - 399 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #50 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1913 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #18 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #103 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 8
attr_aligner - 3347 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #73 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 10
quotes inside quotes - 2996 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: 3
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #166 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #347 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 5
Assign list - 146 entries

Assign list elements to matrix

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #14 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11365 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #170 / 3337
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5804 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #64 / 1438
  • Number of attempts: 7
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