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Played Challenges

CSV to MD format - 23 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 61
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python: Def to Lambda - 110 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3622 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 256 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
Alphabet soup - 284 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10286 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3410 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple format (2) - 282 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 2
Separate the lines - 140 entries

Every other line is mixed up. Separate them into their original texts.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple addition - 271 entries

The right side of the equation is already there. We just need the left one now.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Generate a list of numbers - 265 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array of characters - 133 entries

We all copy paste things off the internet, but the syntax doesn't look right. Fix it as fast as possible.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 52
  • Number of attempts: 1
camel riding - 733 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Separating firstname & lastname - 109 entries

Seperate named with equal tabs.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Square numbers - 81 entries

Boring math puzzle.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 6
Config Sections - 38 entries

Section me!

  • Best score: 43
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 3
It's a factor - 80 entries

Flaunt your macro prowess by factoring some numbers. Too hard? It takes less than 30 strokes, I promise.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

CSV to MD format - 23 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

Selvaganapathy P
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entered into 21 challenges

contributed 1 challenges