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Played Challenges

RUST Cargo.toml version to last - 98 entries

RUST Cargo.toml version to last. rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
RUST match with enum for Coin - 84 entries

RUST match with enum for Coin rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 85
  • Best player score: 111
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 364 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 5
swap number pairs - 1037 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
HS Final exam vimgolf - 418 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 10
Easy modification of ssh config - 112 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 7
ssh config skills - 137 entries

Parse output from `kuebctl get no -o wide` into an .ssh/config file!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 3622 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 12
Satisfy the go linter - 1464 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 398 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 256 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
xrandr outputs and dashes - 480 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 571 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 833 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 867 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
Alphabet soup - 284 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 4
Get mail address from outlook format - 496 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5702 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Quote modules - 969 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Aliases for cd - 778 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 19
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 769 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 7
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1059 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: 20
  • Number of attempts: 11
Line under headers - 1851 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1881 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10286 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
ninja substitution - 1200 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7592 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 10
One to Ten - 2029 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3410 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2697 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3264 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 11
Swap values inside brackets - 2397 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
One number per line - 18189 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap values - 4374 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7383 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 12
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32648 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
  • Number of attempts: 10
Collect List - 4138 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11070 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15627 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
Basic renumbering - 5393 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4591 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12674 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple text editing with Vim - 11332 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 9
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