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Played Challenges

Substraction (bis) - 298 entries

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

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 162
  • Position: #59 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 1
2 quick changes and a numbered list - 352 entries

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

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 74
  • Position: #73 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 4
delete swap - 734 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #205 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fix the shell script! - 1377 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #120 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 6
Visual block training - 630 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 109
  • Position: #115 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 2
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1163 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #271 / 401
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wikitext headings to markdown - 709 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #119 / 157
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 1758 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #435 / 505
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fill in the chess board - 665 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 70
  • Position: #118 / 140
  • Number of attempts: 2
Plotting some variables in python - 1264 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: 44
  • Position: #123 / 268
  • Number of attempts: 8
Lowercase first characters - 387 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: 65
  • Position: #139 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 81 entries

Change the naming logic of numbers to end up with less lines.

  • Best score: 75
  • Best player score: 208
  • Position: #31 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple replacements - 1177 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #157 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1436 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #229 / 395
  • Number of attempts: 6
CSV to MD format - 328 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #35 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 2
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 193 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #96 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 8
Modernise code - 983 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 61
  • Position: #196 / 223
  • Number of attempts: 1
Staircase - 81 entries

Going downstairs, while singing the alphabet song. Some vb practice to us all. Would it be much easier to make it go from left to right instead?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #20 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Enumerate Bullets - 226 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: 40
  • Position: #44 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap number pairs - 1664 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #226 / 311
  • Number of attempts: 5
HS Final exam vimgolf - 745 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #148 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extend shell script - 88 entries

Just add some more stuff

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 62
  • Position: #23 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 2
Easy modification of ssh config - 263 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #41 / 84
  • Number of attempts: 7
ssh config skills - 220 entries

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

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 98
  • Position: #50 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python: Def to Lambda - 392 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #74 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 802 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #134 / 240
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wrap text in quotes - 345 entries

All the blocks of text should be wrapped in quotation marks.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #87 / 117
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 968 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #269 / 344
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 3065 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #650 / 1054
  • Number of attempts: 3
Pairs of numbers - 347 entries

Line 1 represents x, line 2 y-data. Bring the corresponding pairs in the form "[x,y]\n"

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #110 / 131
  • Number of attempts: 1
Siddharth Murali
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