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Paste a column after a column - 2305 entries

This task is very common while using multi-cursor. What is the elegant vim way ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #244 / 499
  • Number of attempts: 1
Filter number combinations that don't add to 11 - 377 entries

Append the sum of each line to its end, alongside an equals sign, and remove any that do not sum to 11. The ordering of lines should stay the same. Note that the combinations are semi-arbitrary and not all 4-number combinations are present in the file.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #47 / 111
  • Number of attempts: 3
Tabbed Table to Python Array - 644 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: 60
  • Position: #74 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 2
HS exam question - 1514 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #151 / 399
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat symbols in list - 1476 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #141 / 326
  • Number of attempts: 3
Many duplicates - 1281 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #202 / 420
  • Number of attempts: 1
delete swap - 1565 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #203 / 491
  • Number of attempts: 1
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