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Played Challenges

simple replacements - 660 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #5 / 155
  • Number of attempts: 6
Inverting Lines - 957 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #7 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 3
CSV to MD format - 190 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 83
  • Position: #30 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 172 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #22 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python dataclasses - 407 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #79 / 116
  • Number of attempts: 5
Modernise code - 630 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #25 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 9
Enumerate Bullets - 137 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #32 / 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1251 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #173 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 551 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #118 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 2
Easy modification of ssh config - 165 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #41 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 3785 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #543 / 936
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 372 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #107 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 31
  • Position: #5587 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5827 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #774 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3208 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1995 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1022 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #1671 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3792 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 1
C to VimDict - 46 entries

Convert a C data structure to a Vimscript dictionary.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #12 / 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3702 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3159 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3550 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
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