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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #35 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 3
Search and Replace 0 - 4580 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #335 / 1516
  • Number of attempts: 8
120 Degrees - 408 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #6 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1922 entries

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

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #370 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #419 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #398 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 4
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1452 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #57 / 413
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vertical Limit - 2312 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #326 / 703
  • Number of attempts: 4
replacing each line of a block selection - 2744 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #66 / 725
  • Number of attempts: 9
switch variable - 4866 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #314 / 1690
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1730 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #367 / 460
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2788 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #497 / 636
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11393 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #289 / 3348
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5835 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #1163 / 1442
  • Number of attempts: 1
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