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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: #482 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4645 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #367 / 1859
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 2111 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #21 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 5
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 601 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #219 / 360
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2815 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #16 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 9
underscore_to_camelCase - 149 entries

Pointy haired boss decided we need to switch to camelCase. Let's get this over with.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #23 / 76
  • Number of attempts: 2
Paragraph sort - 416 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #7 / 120
  • Number of attempts: 8
Mirrored text - 162 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #16 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 3
Align commas - 1041 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #108 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 3
From A to B - 556 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #12 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 8
Collect List - 4190 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #207 / 1169
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6066 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #359 / 1496
  • Number of attempts: 5
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