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Played Challenges

Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 608 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #324 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4722 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1494 / 1562
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assignment Alignment - 823 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #213 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 968 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 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting paragraphs - 495 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 109
  • Position: #152 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat most common surnames - 599 entries

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

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 168
  • Position: #186 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get rid of html tags - 348 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #133 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 2
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3060 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 94
  • Position: #672 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11753 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2385 / 3447
  • Number of attempts: 5
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