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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 280 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #72 / 112
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 809 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #149 / 240
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1113 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #87 / 308
  • Number of attempts: 8
Python dataclasses - 520 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #29 / 140
  • Number of attempts: 11
swap number pairs - 1355 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #140 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 5
HS Final exam vimgolf - 597 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: #67 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 3886 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #403 / 962
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 408 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #141 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1716 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #789 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4608 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #674 / 1527
  • Number of attempts: 3
Flip the bit - 104 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #31 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3138 / 4100
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #5 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 4
NATO phonetic alphabet - 460 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #97 / 174
  • Number of attempts: 3
The name of the game - 614 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #257 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aligning function arguments to match a specific coding style - 189 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 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 8
Numbering a List - 1802 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #522 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 888 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 / 592
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse characters in a line - 618 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: #149 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 2
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