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Played Challenges

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: 65
  • Position: #217 / 259
  • Number of attempts: 2
Create a diamond comment - 239 entries

Encapsulate the text in a diamond pattern.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 149
  • Position: #52 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Migrated to Postgres! - 226 entries

Celebration completion of this project. https://github.com/igrigorik/vimgolf/pull/322

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #59 / 91
  • Number of attempts: 2
simple replacements - 1140 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #227 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 2
Inverting Lines - 1399 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #13 / 383
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1611 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #208 / 299
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 597 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #151 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 4
Convert Application Output to CSV - 180 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #50 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1781 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #275 / 572
  • Number of attempts: 2
For all cases. - 128 entries

In this case... change it! :) Watch the line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #74 / 92
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2113 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: 21
  • Position: #561 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 5
unknown command - 144 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #58 / 73
  • Number of attempts: 6
learn vim in short time - 220 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #117 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 2
vim1001 - 274 entries

change number 1001 into a "vim1001 sequence". (My first challenge, hope it is not too bad... )

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #103 / 106
  • Number of attempts: 2
paste indent correction - JS - 97 entries

You copy some javascript code from a website and paste it into vim, it does not look good!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 88
  • Position: #55 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
Execute immediate SQL - 84 entries

Sql string tranformation ...

  • Best score: 60
  • Best player score: 80
  • Position: #24 / 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
abcd > a b c d - 267 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #182 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 1
HTML to Haml - 837 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #179 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat long lines - 329 entries

Rearrange this ruby method call to put each parameter on its own line. Could become a useful macro.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #103 / 129
  • Number of attempts: 3
Compile C - 341 entries

You might have to get clever to do this one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #118 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 1
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