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Played Challenges

Tabbed Table to Python Array - 643 entries

Not payed by the hour? So make it fast ;-) The table contains the relative occurencies of bigrams (two consecutive letters) in 1/100,000 in the german language, copy-pasted from http://www.mathe.tu-freiberg.de/~hebisch/cafe/kryptographie/bigramme.html

  • Best score: 50
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #107 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fizzbuzz - 504 entries

type the first 100 lines of the fizzbuzz problem

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 78
  • Position: #81 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 2
Substraction (bis) - 578 entries

Solve the equations (adapted from the original @Caek_'s challenge).

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #58 / 107
  • Number of attempts: 2
delete swap - 1522 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #164 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 1172 entries

Original by @BiddulphCaleb (http://www.vimgolf.com/challenges/6019f1c4642668000cee11e8) - had some extra spaces in output file.

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #196 / 245
  • Number of attempts: 2
ssh config skills - 249 entries

Parse output from `kuebctl get no -o wide` into an .ssh/config file!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 82
  • Position: #52 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33379 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: 23
  • Position: #2412 / 7363
  • Number of attempts: 8
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6208 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #307 / 1517
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10792 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1906 / 3044
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11358 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #394 / 4163
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vim's not included features - 210 entries

Filter not included (-) features in a hypothetical installation of vim.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #15 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 4
Assign numbers to fields - 105 entries

You are given a list of space-separated strings. Add an increasing numeric prefix to each one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #36 / 59
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4264 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #76 / 1186
  • Number of attempts: 4
Change name of a variable - 169 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #17 / 132
  • Number of attempts: 1
Neither Fizz nor Buzz - 226 entries

Not your regular increment macro! The gaps are tricky.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #98 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 2
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1120 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #122 / 293
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1978 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #144 / 578
  • Number of attempts: 3
Where should I put the Newline? - 863 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #274 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mess in revision history - 1160 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #159 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shuffle puzzle - 317 entries

Sort the lines in each indent group, and sort the groups. That's the pattern. Or just move lines around manually to get a better score.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #32 / 101
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #782 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 3
attr_aligner - 3444 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #364 / 692
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 3125 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #962 / 1072
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hole-in-one - 1012 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #290 / 302
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2437 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #690 / 736
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 5031 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1354 / 1735
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 12281 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2351 / 3580
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6557 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #1103 / 1614
  • Number of attempts: 2
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