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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1078 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #184 / 372
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 1657 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #247 / 475
  • Number of attempts: 3
Transpose a python matrix - 608 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 66
  • Position: #78 / 109
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1392 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #87 / 382
  • Number of attempts: 8
Python dataclasses - 686 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #29 / 178
  • Number of attempts: 11
swap number pairs - 1609 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #163 / 298
  • Number of attempts: 5
HS Final exam vimgolf - 703 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #78 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #414 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 538 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #141 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10706 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1735 / 3012
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7685 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #793 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4695 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #674 / 1556
  • Number of attempts: 3
Flip the bit - 111 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #31 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3159 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12766 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #5 / 3924
  • Number of attempts: 4
NATO phonetic alphabet - 490 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #104 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 3
The name of the game - 636 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #257 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aligning function arguments to match a specific coding style - 218 entries

Most projects have specific coding style guidelines. In this case, the argument list must be broken into a new line for each argument, with the argument names right aligned, taking into account pointers.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #7 / 66
  • Number of attempts: 8
Numbering a List - 1834 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #532 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 957 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #516 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse characters in a line - 657 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: 17
  • Position: #156 / 239
  • Number of attempts: 2
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