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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Python Hello World! Reformatting - 938 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #193 / 364
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 1001 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: 19
  • Position: #638 / 643
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse and count - 456 entries

Someone typed things upside down and now a Vim ninja needs to reverse the lines and count how many there are.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #161 / 172
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse Simple Deletion - 832 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #440 / 454
  • Number of attempts: 1
Indentation - 497 entries

Indent each line according to the right number of spaces it needs.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #159 / 168
  • Number of attempts: 2
The Cake is a Lie - 1286 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #384 / 512
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make Fancy Header - 1014 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #316 / 338
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat some Python - 579 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #162 / 229
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat a C golf submission - 559 entries

Take this C golf submission (for the "tiny but standards-compliant Hello World program" category, naturally), and turn it into formatted C code.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 50
  • Position: #193 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1475 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #405 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1363 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #360 / 383
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 12283 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3072 / 3580
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

The Cake is a Lie - 1286 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

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