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Played Challenges

Python: Def to Lambda - 387 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #15 / 130
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #235 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 10
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: #33 / 408
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 799 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #15 / 251
  • Number of attempts: 5
Multiline to Single Line - 540 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #68 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 1059 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #193 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: #2217 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #592 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18435 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1298 / 3801
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 4645 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1443 / 1859
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2765 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #451 / 819
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 782 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #139 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10709 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1521 / 3014
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1947 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #254 / 494
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #430 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3441 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #293 / 769
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #366 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 2846 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #675 / 689
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3078 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1781 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #260 / 572
  • Number of attempts: 4
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 241 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #113 / 130
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5449 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #228 / 1231
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7591 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1850 / 2056
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 972 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #285 / 411
  • Number of attempts: 4
Align commas - 1046 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #168 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1926 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #311 / 474
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 951 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #78 / 234
  • Number of attempts: 5
change parenthesis - 255 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #129 / 143
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4191 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #489 / 1170
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1369 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3125 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #717 / 1114
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2440 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1811 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 5
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1522 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #112 / 428
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4963 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1232 / 1712
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1915 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #305 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1834 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #52 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1787 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #269 / 470
  • Number of attempts: 3
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