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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Draw the Go board - 109 entries

which is a 19×19 lines board. Here we use ascii characters only for simplicity. See diff file to get a sense. (See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_(game))

  • Best score: 50
  • Best player score: 76
  • Number of attempts: 2
increment by column in XML - 139 entries

modify an arbitrary "column" in an xml table by incrementing a an arbitrary placeholder string

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11108 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 3952 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 11966 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9550 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 4634 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2611 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
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