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Played Challenges

Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 848 entries

Original by @BiddulphCaleb (http://www.vimgolf.com/challenges/6019f1c4642668000cee11e8) - had some extra spaces in output file.

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #10 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 10
Fix the shell script! - 1421 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #46 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 6
Visual block training - 651 entries

You see the input. You see the output. Go.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #82 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1171 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #92 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 4
hello-world-vimgolf - 1768 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #160 / 509
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fill in the chess board - 668 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #84 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 5
Learn to ask for :help - 453 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #85 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4160 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #345 / 1030
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 822 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #26 / 258
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 1066 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #253 / 489
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33029 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3051 / 7290
  • Number of attempts: 13
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 841 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #151 / 243
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6061 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #647 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10715 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1720 / 3019
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7718 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #778 / 1841
  • Number of attempts: 6
Line under headers - 1933 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #74 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15808 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1373 / 4124
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12775 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2507 / 3926
  • Number of attempts: 1
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