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Played Challenges

HS exam question - 1517 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 97
  • Position: #313 / 401
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reformat symbols in list - 1482 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #238 / 328
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fizzbuzz - 534 entries

type the first 100 lines of the fizzbuzz problem

  • Best score: 45
  • Best player score: 76
  • Position: #76 / 160
  • Number of attempts: 4
Substraction (bis) - 580 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #87 / 109
  • Number of attempts: 4
Poorly indented Python comments - 1263 entries

Fix the alignment of some Python comments as quickly as possible.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #149 / 211
  • Number of attempts: 4
Many duplicates - 1303 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #148 / 428
  • Number of attempts: 4
2 quick changes and a numbered list - 613 entries

The ascii will not be lost, but rather numbered in 4 digit blocks with leading zeros.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 115
  • Position: #137 / 147
  • Number of attempts: 1
delete swap - 1614 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #117 / 503
  • Number of attempts: 4
Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 1215 entries

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

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #97 / 255
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the shell script! - 2414 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #311 / 559
  • Number of attempts: 6
Visual block training - 1041 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #146 / 192
  • Number of attempts: 2
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1629 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #362 / 543
  • Number of attempts: 3
Wikitext headings to markdown - 984 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #176 / 206
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 2421 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #392 / 688
  • Number of attempts: 4
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 870 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #189 / 264
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fill in the chess board - 932 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 86
  • Position: #155 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 1
Learn to ask for :help - 571 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #88 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 5
Transpose a python matrix - 847 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 125
  • Position: #130 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Lowercase first characters - 482 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: 63
  • Position: #169 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3705 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #748 / 835
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 12398 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #3491 / 3607
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6688 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 71
  • Position: #1574 / 1640
  • Number of attempts: 2
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