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Played Challenges

RUST match with enum for Coin - 135 entries

RUST match with enum for Coin rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 84
  • Best player score: 86
  • Position: #4 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 9
Modernise code - 708 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #16 / 162
  • Number of attempts: 10
swap number pairs - 1355 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #16 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 12
HS Final exam vimgolf - 597 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #38 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 3886 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #101 / 962
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 1809 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #92 / 362
  • Number of attempts: 8
Yo To Hello - 996 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #292 / 460
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 968 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #32 / 198
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: 22
  • Position: #2318 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 13
Swap values - 4415 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #301 / 1236
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5850 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #383 / 1439
  • Number of attempts: 11
One number per line - 18318 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1001 / 3774
  • Number of attempts: 13
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2720 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #569 / 809
  • Number of attempts: 3
Refactor typescript arrow function type - 278 entries

Make arrow function type less verbose and easier to read

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #54 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 741 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #35 / 221
  • Number of attempts: 5
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1098 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #149 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1656 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 9
Bad Copy Syntax - 1912 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #24 / 488
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3442 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #474 / 1115
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3336 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #141 / 750
  • Number of attempts: 11
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #419 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1316 / 4100
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5419 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #545 / 1222
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1278 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #199 / 245
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7491 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #585 / 2030
  • Number of attempts: 9
One to Ten - 2078 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #220 / 637
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1905 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #40 / 468
  • Number of attempts: 14
Reorder the groups - 1102 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #60 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15702 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1106 / 4104
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10522 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1458 / 3632
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1138 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11522 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2099 / 3380
  • Number of attempts: 3
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