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Played Challenges

Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 1152 entries

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

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #10 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 10
Fix the shell script! - 2047 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #55 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 6
Visual block training - 949 entries

You see the input. You see the output. Go.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #115 / 174
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1543 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #105 / 515
  • Number of attempts: 4
hello-world-vimgolf - 2287 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #160 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fill in the chess board - 886 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #99 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 5
Learn to ask for :help - 507 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #96 / 116
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4342 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #358 / 1062
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 867 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #26 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 1103 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #253 / 509
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33342 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: 24
  • Position: #3077 / 7355
  • Number of attempts: 13
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 874 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #157 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6191 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #659 / 1512
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10780 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1727 / 3041
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7818 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #783 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 6
Line under headers - 1983 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #79 / 492
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15918 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1381 / 4158
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12848 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2519 / 3943
  • Number of attempts: 1
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