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Played Challenges

Tabbed Table to Python Array - 236 entries

Not payed by the hour? So make it fast ;-) The table contains the relative occurencies of bigrams (two consecutive letters) in 1/100,000 in the german language, copy-pasted from http://www.mathe.tu-freiberg.de/~hebisch/cafe/kryptographie/bigramme.html

  • Best score: 52
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #16 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 5
HS exam question - 924 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 57
  • Position: #52 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reformat symbols in list - 815 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #54 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fizzbuzz - 273 entries

type the first 100 lines of the fizzbuzz problem

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #25 / 92
  • Number of attempts: 4
Substraction (bis) - 311 entries

Solve the equations (adapted from the original @Caek_'s challenge).

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #41 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 5
Poorly indented Python comments - 776 entries

Fix the alignment of some Python comments as quickly as possible.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #41 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 8
Many duplicates - 729 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #106 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 1
2 quick changes and a numbered list - 384 entries

The ascii will not be lost, but rather numbered in 4 digit blocks with leading zeros.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #10 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 9
delete swap - 873 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #85 / 288
  • Number of attempts: 3
Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 880 entries

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

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #46 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the shell script! - 1525 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #75 / 377
  • Number of attempts: 5
Visual block training - 693 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #45 / 133
  • Number of attempts: 4
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1239 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #286 / 426
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wikitext headings to markdown - 772 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #78 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 5
hello-world-vimgolf - 1863 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #307 / 529
  • Number of attempts: 1
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 720 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #120 / 222
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fill in the chess board - 701 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #75 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 3
Learn to ask for :help - 456 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #25 / 104
  • Number of attempts: 9
Transpose a python matrix - 648 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #41 / 114
  • Number of attempts: 16
Modernise code - 1039 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #77 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 5
Enumerate Bullets - 241 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: 29
  • Position: #40 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1817 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #171 / 336
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: #71 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 3
Easy modification of ssh config - 289 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #40 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 4
ssh config skills - 222 entries

Parse output from `kuebctl get no -o wide` into an .ssh/config file!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #23 / 56
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: #2360 / 7297
  • Number of attempts: 5
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