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Played Challenges

months to html list items - 551 entries

Turn the months into list items.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #8 / 154
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: #56 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 6
EDN reformat - 1027 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #9 / 145
  • Number of attempts: 5
Tic-Tac-Toe Grid Transformation - 319 entries

Your mission is to efficiently convert the original Tic-Tac-Toe grid, represented by 'x's and 'o's, into a neat and well-organized game board.

  • Best score: 56
  • Best player score: 58
  • Position: #10 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 11
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: 12
  • Position: #42 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 14
  • Position: #52 / 337
  • Number of attempts: 8
Paste a column after a column - 2243 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #83 / 487
  • Number of attempts: 10
HS exam question - 1503 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #17 / 395
  • Number of attempts: 15
Reformat symbols in list - 1466 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #58 / 322
  • Number of attempts: 7
Fix the shell script! - 2339 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #115 / 541
  • Number of attempts: 10
hello-world-vimgolf - 2353 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #303 / 665
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fill in the chess board - 905 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #34 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 11
Line under headers - 2004 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #18 / 496
  • Number of attempts: 9
Exchanging Quotes - 821 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #14 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 10
Switch function arguments - 2078 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #192 / 651
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reverse and double space - 489 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #85 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 6
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