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HS exam question - 1517 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 77
  • Position: #236 / 401
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 49
  • Position: #292 / 328
  • Number of attempts: 4
Many duplicates - 1308 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #408 / 429
  • Number of attempts: 1
delete swap - 1616 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #132 / 504
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 46
  • Position: #153 / 255
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wikitext headings to markdown - 984 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #98 / 206
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 103
  • Position: #162 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 1352 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #251 / 313
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 1008 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #643 / 647
  • Number of attempts: 3
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