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Quicksort - 1735 entries

We need the numbers in the first row sorted as quickly as possible! Be careful not to disturb the data below the divider though: that must remain unchanged.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #175 / 380
  • Number of attempts: 6
Remove line numbers - 654 entries

From http://web.archive.org/web/20140831121704/http://dirac.org/linux/gdb/02a-Memory_Layout_And_The_Stack.php#investigatingthestackwithgdb.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #143 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 2
Find fix point of cos - 1199 entries

Write a function to find the fix point of cos. It is not a good code; It is just to use vim. Inspired by the excellent https://mvanier.livejournal.com/2897.html about the Y combinator.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #141 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 2
Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string. - 505 entries

Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #120 / 285
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paste a column after a column - 2413 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #244 / 523
  • Number of attempts: 3
Many duplicates - 1333 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #246 / 436
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count to 100 in word form - 121 entries

Write all the numbers from 1 to 100, using their word forms rather than the digit form. Most of the parts you will need are included in the input file. Use hyphens when appropriate.

  • Best score: 53
  • Best player score: 72
  • Position: #14 / 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
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