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Played Challenges

simple replacements - 1647 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #20 / 366
  • Number of attempts: 9
Python dataclasses - 1101 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #84 / 276
  • Number of attempts: 6
Count to 100 in word form - 106 entries

Write all the numbers from 1 to 100, using their word forms rather than the digit form. Most of the parts you will need are included in the input file. Use hyphens when appropriate.

  • Best score: 53
  • Best player score: 83
  • Position: #20 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
RUST Cargo.toml version to last - 320 entries

RUST Cargo.toml version to last. rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #42 / 95
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: #2737 / 7363
  • Number of attempts: 8
Get mail address from outlook format - 621 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #97 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 11
  • Position: #536 / 1517
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18616 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #812 / 3842
  • Number of attempts: 7
Quote modules - 1053 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #58 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10792 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1412 / 3044
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3537 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #395 / 1144
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7827 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #324 / 1864
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11358 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3040 / 4163
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 2003 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #168 / 495
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1209 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12854 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1810 / 3945
  • Number of attempts: 6
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