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Played Challenges

RUST match with enum for Coin - 156 entries

RUST match with enum for Coin rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 84
  • Best player score: 86
  • Position: #4 / 44
  • Number of attempts: 9
Modernise code - 1039 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #16 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 10
swap number pairs - 1817 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #16 / 336
  • Number of attempts: 12
HS Final exam vimgolf - 782 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: #48 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #101 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 2041 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 / 416
  • Number of attempts: 8
Yo To Hello - 1069 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #292 / 491
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1048 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 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33086 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 / 7297
  • Number of attempts: 13
Swap values - 4490 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #301 / 1246
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6081 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #383 / 1485
  • Number of attempts: 11
One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1016 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 13
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2781 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #582 / 824
  • Number of attempts: 3
Refactor typescript arrow function type - 295 entries

Make arrow function type less verbose and easier to read

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #58 / 66
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 829 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #35 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 5
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1124 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: #154 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1676 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 9
Bad Copy Syntax - 1952 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #24 / 498
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3483 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #474 / 1128
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3478 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #141 / 780
  • Number of attempts: 11
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #419 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1316 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5484 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #557 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1326 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #206 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7617 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #585 / 2065
  • Number of attempts: 9
One to Ten - 2119 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 / 648
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1933 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #41 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 14
Reorder the groups - 1120 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #60 / 255
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15836 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1106 / 4131
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10562 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1458 / 3646
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1144 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11822 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2153 / 3461
  • Number of attempts: 3
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