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Played Challenges

Python challenge - 93 entries

Change the types of the variables in the list from str to float, while keeping the truncation.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 54
  • Number of attempts: 1
Kolakoski sequence -- level 2 - 8 entries

This time, the line above describes the line below. Level 1 at: http://www.vimgolf.com/challenges/5c880211ab65cb00065c74eb

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 1
Pascal's Triangle - 19 entries

Generate the first 17 left-justified rows of Pascal's triangle.

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 1
Kolakoski sequence -- level 1 - 36 entries

Generate the Kolakoski sequence as described by its first 75 terms.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Triangular Numbers - 48 entries

Generate the first 50 triangular numbers.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 637 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 4
html paragraph to table - 330 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
snowflake fractal - 30 entries

From step 0 to step 3 of a fractal

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
simple format - 2612 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 11591 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 422 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 12477 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 9
Reverse characters in a line - 572 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Delete to the end of the current line - 423 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24516 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: 3
Increment each number - 445 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Assignment Alignment - 695 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 11
V to the i - 3874 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 1627 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 386 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 374 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Put the months in order - 403 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 53
  • Number of attempts: 1
The D a n k Side of the Moon - 28 entries

You're making a vaporwave cover of The Dark Side of the Moon. So for the tracklisting, you want to: 1. Change the track names to v a p o r c a s e 2. Double the track lengths (since you're slowing them down). Well... let's just double the minutes.

  • Best score: 40
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 854 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 18
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1457 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Flip the bit - 75 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap the operands under comparison - 218 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 428 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 3483 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Letterbox - 70 entries

Make a box!

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1422 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Convert Application Output to CSV - 109 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Interweave two blocks of text - 486 entries

Suppose you've got data on a list of things from multiple sources. They're all in separate chunks, so how might you create a tabular output?

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 2449 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Build a six - 193 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
move titles next to url, in quotes - 265 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

Triangular Numbers - 48 entries

Generate the first 50 triangular numbers.

Pascal's Triangle - 19 entries

Generate the first 17 left-justified rows of Pascal's triangle.

Daniel Steinberg
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entered into 36 challenges

contributed 2 challenges