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Played Challenges

Fill in the chess board - 636 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #86 / 131
  • Number of attempts: 3
Plotting some variables in python - 1237 entries

4 sets of (x,y) variables to plot. Just increment the numbers! Well, let's change the colors of the lines as well. Oh and we meant to plot the absolute values of course.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 50
  • Position: #146 / 259
  • Number of attempts: 5
Transpose a python matrix - 616 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #69 / 110
  • Number of attempts: 3
Lowercase first characters - 375 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #51 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 4
Enumerate Bullets - 217 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #23 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 4
swap number pairs - 1616 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #151 / 299
  • Number of attempts: 8
HS Final exam vimgolf - 711 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: #35 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 13
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #57 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 9
Satisfy the go linter - 2025 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: #78 / 408
  • Number of attempts: 16
Yo To Hello - 1059 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #275 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1046 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: 36
  • Position: #159 / 210
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32989 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: #2299 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6037 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #853 / 1478
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18434 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2532 / 3800
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10711 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1642 / 3015
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3477 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #462 / 1126
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 3441 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #132 / 769
  • Number of attempts: 19
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #948 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1446 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line under headers - 1931 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #182 / 475
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15766 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1090 / 4118
  • Number of attempts: 11
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1563 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1128 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 8
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