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Played Challenges

Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 565 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #309 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4644 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1471 / 1539
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assignment Alignment - 764 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #208 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 914 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: #55 / 608
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting paragraphs - 493 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 109
  • Position: #150 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat most common surnames - 580 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 168
  • Position: #183 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get rid of html tags - 337 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #129 / 205
  • Number of attempts: 2
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2940 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 94
  • Position: #653 / 658
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11595 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2355 / 3404
  • Number of attempts: 5
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