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Played Challenges

Create a diamond comment - 40 entries

Encapsulate the text in a diamond pattern.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 149
  • Position: #15 / 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Migrated to Postgres! - 90 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #30 / 41
  • Number of attempts: 2
simple replacements - 452 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #101 / 111
  • Number of attempts: 2
Inverting Lines - 691 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #13 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1110 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #148 / 211
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 524 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #130 / 164
  • Number of attempts: 4
Convert Application Output to CSV - 166 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #47 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1754 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #275 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 2
For all cases. - 121 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #74 / 85
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2055 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: #546 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 5
unknown command - 142 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #58 / 71
  • Number of attempts: 6
learn vim in short time - 212 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #117 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 2
vim1001 - 253 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: #97 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 2
paste indent correction - JS - 83 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: #51 / 51
  • 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 - 250 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #182 / 197
  • Number of attempts: 1
HTML to Haml - 775 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #171 / 192
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat long lines - 320 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: #99 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 3
Compile C - 288 entries

You might have to get clever to do this one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #108 / 115
  • Number of attempts: 1
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