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Played Challenges

Tabbed Table to Python Array - 652 entries

Not payed by the hour? So make it fast ;-) The table contains the relative occurencies of bigrams (two consecutive letters) in 1/100,000 in the german language, copy-pasted from http://www.mathe.tu-freiberg.de/~hebisch/cafe/kryptographie/bigramme.html

  • Best score: 50
  • Best player score: 57
  • Position: #61 / 171
  • Number of attempts: 10
HS exam question - 1522 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #80 / 403
  • Number of attempts: 10
Reformat symbols in list - 1506 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #81 / 333
  • Number of attempts: 14
Fizzbuzz - 536 entries

type the first 100 lines of the fizzbuzz problem

  • Best score: 45
  • Best player score: 198
  • Position: #149 / 161
  • Number of attempts: 3
Poorly indented Python comments - 1274 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 57
  • Position: #172 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 3
Many duplicates - 1333 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #178 / 436
  • Number of attempts: 7
2 quick changes and a numbered list - 614 entries

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

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #88 / 147
  • Number of attempts: 7
delete swap - 1639 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #168 / 512
  • Number of attempts: 8
Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 1223 entries

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

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #114 / 258
  • Number of attempts: 16
Fix the shell script! - 2421 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #194 / 562
  • Number of attempts: 12
Visual block training - 1047 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #32 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 20
Innocent Monster - 165 entries

You have the tools, just create him!

  • Best score: 60
  • Best player score: 126
  • Position: #36 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1646 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #155 / 548
  • Number of attempts: 6
Java to JavaScript - 267 entries

Let convert some simple Java file to JavaScript!

  • Best score: 59
  • Best player score: 108
  • Position: #60 / 72
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wikitext headings to markdown - 985 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #181 / 207
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 2472 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #237 / 699
  • Number of attempts: 5
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 878 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #100 / 267
  • Number of attempts: 6
Solve anagram with ASCII letters - 42 entries

ASCII created by TOIlet command

  • Best score: 46
  • Best player score: 288
  • Position: #16 / 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Plotting some variables in python - 1604 entries

4 sets of (x,y) variables to plot. Just increment the numbers! Well, let's change the colors of the lines as well. Oh and we meant to plot the absolute values of course.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #183 / 344
  • Number of attempts: 3
Transpose a python matrix - 848 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #59 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 16
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: 34
  • Position: #51 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 9
Migrated to Postgres! - 321 entries

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

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #113 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment number for every 10 lines - 229 entries

The file consists of 2 columns (code and percentage). We need to add 2 more columns with increasing number for 4th column (Xcols) and increment 3rd column (Ycols) only for every 10 lines with reset of 4th column

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #40 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 4
simple replacements - 1706 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #69 / 377
  • Number of attempts: 7
Inverting Lines - 1870 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #340 / 505
  • Number of attempts: 6
CSV to MD format - 404 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 98
  • Position: #71 / 93
  • Number of attempts: 1
RUST Cargo.toml version to last - 332 entries

RUST Cargo.toml version to last. rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #21 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 10
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