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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Many duplicates - 1284 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #92 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 9
delete swap - 1578 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #75 / 495
  • Number of attempts: 6
Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 1197 entries

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

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 356
  • Position: #250 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 2402 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #383 / 681
  • Number of attempts: 5
Migrated to Postgres! - 321 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #92 / 124
  • Number of attempts: 11
swap number pairs - 2021 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #130 / 372
  • Number of attempts: 10
Python: Def to Lambda - 435 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #70 / 152
  • Number of attempts: 7
Rural Post - 4405 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #183 / 1082
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap values - 4548 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #352 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 12
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 190 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #58 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10806 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1754 / 3049
  • Number of attempts: 7
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge3 - 36 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #24 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
Order and join - 964 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #256 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 1
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge4 - 89 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #42 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 2
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge5 - 138 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #40 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 3
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge6 - 60 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 3
  • Position: #38 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 5
Gray area - 741 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #126 / 269
  • Number of attempts: 5
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge1 - 49 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #25 / 43
  • Number of attempts: 2
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