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Played Challenges

RUST match with enum for Coin - 156 entries

RUST match with enum for Coin rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 84
  • Best player score: 102
  • Position: #17 / 44
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1808 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #235 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 4
Turn the x - 270 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #55 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #628 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 829 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #197 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 554 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #80 / 249
  • Number of attempts: 1
Data reformat - 251 entries

Reformat this copy-paste data! #csv

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 63
  • Position: #43 / 58
  • Number of attempts: 3
xrandr outputs and dashes - 619 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #170 / 202
  • Number of attempts: 3
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 712 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #129 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1067 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #213 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33073 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: 32
  • Position: #5853 / 7295
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6081 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #611 / 1485
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3228 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 829 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #198 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #256 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3483 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #307 / 1128
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #1127 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1412 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 6
Team names - 1789 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #391 / 574
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7614 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #1889 / 2063
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1933 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #368 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15822 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2292 / 4129
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10562 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2383 / 3646
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2719 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 4
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