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Quicksort - 1558 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: 6
  • Position: #53 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 5
EDN reformat - 1047 entries

The goal is to make the code more readable and concise while maintaining its functionality.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #46 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 7
Pick and sort servers from mirror list - 344 entries

Retrieve the primary server for each country from a mirror list file and organize them alphabetically by country name. Given a mirror list file containing server information for various countries, the objective is to extract the primary server from each country and then arrange these servers in alphabetical order based on the respective country names.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #26 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 5
Populate 3D bone names list - 450 entries

Ran into this at work, excited to see how this gets optimized

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #22 / 119
  • Number of attempts: 4
Remove line numbers - 540 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: 14
  • Position: #80 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 2
Find fix point of cos - 1125 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: #174 / 337
  • Number of attempts: 1
Insert column data on Confluence-style table - 425 entries

Add ip addresses into new "IP" column based on the last digits from the "Server" column

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #32 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 1
Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string. - 485 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #167 / 271
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paste a column after a column - 2253 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #285 / 488
  • Number of attempts: 1
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