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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3780 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #836 / 935
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 27
  • Position: #3954 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #799 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1300 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4615 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #356 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 3
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1078 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #188 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1896 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #320 / 482
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7651 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1423 / 1828
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1254 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #371 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #623 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 2
Align commas - 1010 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: 17
  • Position: #150 / 232
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1868 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #391 / 462
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 2258 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #359 / 426
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2668 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2449 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4868 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1205 / 1691
  • Number of attempts: 1
Numbering a List - 1797 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #448 / 614
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11431 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2093 / 3357
  • Number of attempts: 2
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