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Played Challenges

HS exam question - 1523 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 88
  • Position: #288 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 1
Substraction (bis) - 582 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #84 / 110
  • Number of attempts: 2
Changing around text with citations - 324 entries

Based off of something I saw on reddit

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #42 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 4
Many duplicates - 1342 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #125 / 439
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4425 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #908 / 1085
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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: 22
  • Position: #1032 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #280 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 9
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2851 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #280 / 843
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 7849 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1208 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1488 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #205 / 378
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1481 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #211 / 453
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2493 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1812 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #284 / 585
  • Number of attempts: 2
Converting group lines from format A to Format B - 21 entries

Convert from one format to another

  • Best score: 56
  • Best player score: 73
  • Position: #7 / 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 259 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #52 / 139
  • Number of attempts: 1
Back to the roots - 54 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #11 / 37
  • Number of attempts: 2
Interactive git rebase changing commands - 163 entries

How to change the action of some commits in git rebase dialog.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #37 / 78
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7865 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1054 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 2407 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #184 / 445
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1330 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2218 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1601 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 4
NATO phonetic alphabet - 506 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #137 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 12481 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #491 / 3624
  • Number of attempts: 1
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