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$ gem install vimgolf
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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Python: Def to Lambda - 221 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #15 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 3807 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #219 / 940
  • Number of attempts: 10
Satisfy the go linter - 1625 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 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 597 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #15 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 5
Multiline to Single Line - 380 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #68 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 983 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #193 / 454
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32781 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 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #579 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1282 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 4617 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1436 / 1847
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2713 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #439 / 807
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 737 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #129 / 220
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1499 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1904 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #246 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #430 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3308 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #282 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7661 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #366 / 1830
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 2790 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #665 / 679
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3055 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1767 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #260 / 566
  • Number of attempts: 4
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 225 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #110 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #228 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7462 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1825 / 2023
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 965 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #285 / 408
  • Number of attempts: 4
Align commas - 1021 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: #164 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1890 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #305 / 466
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #78 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 5
change parenthesis - 238 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #123 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4155 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #489 / 1161
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1360 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3085 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #710 / 1101
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10515 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2430 / 3630
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1798 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 5
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1473 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 / 415
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4881 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1217 / 1694
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1867 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #296 / 615
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1799 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #52 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1749 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: #262 / 462
  • Number of attempts: 3
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