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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Change your calendar - 279 entries

Happy New Year!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #14 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 9
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #295 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 5
Number an outline - 223 entries

The indent and words are right, but the numbers are all wrong.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 86
  • Position: #71 / 72
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1162 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 7
Draw the Go board - 138 entries

which is a 19×19 lines board. Here we use ascii characters only for simplicity. See diff file to get a sense. (See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_(game))

  • Best score: 50
  • Best player score: 68
  • Position: #22 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 5
paste indent correction - JS - 92 entries

You copy some javascript code from a website and paste it into vim, it does not look good!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #16 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 1
Chinese Multiplication Table - 70 entries

Print a Chinese multiplication table in Vim. In China, every kid is asked to memorize this table. And thanks to the mono-syllabism of Chinese characters, it is not that hard. Printing the multiplication table is also a good exercise for programming beginners. For-loop, escaped characters, etc... There should be some special ways to print it in Vim.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 119
  • Position: #18 / 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
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