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Played Challenges

Lowercase first characters - 455 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #35 / 170
  • Number of attempts: 5
Migrated to Postgres! - 296 entries

Celebration completion of this project. https://github.com/igrigorik/vimgolf/pull/322

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3 / 117
  • Number of attempts: 8
simple replacements - 1505 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #137 / 329
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1774 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #78 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 2
CSV to MD format - 372 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 101
  • Position: #68 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 1
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 301 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #34 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 1
Modernise code - 1315 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #161 / 303
  • Number of attempts: 4
swap number pairs - 2000 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #175 / 368
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 4346 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #758 / 1064
  • Number of attempts: 1
Multiline to Single Line - 595 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #134 / 267
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33343 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: 27
  • Position: #4032 / 7356
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get rid of html tags - 368 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #114 / 217
  • Number of attempts: 1
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