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Played Challenges

simple replacements - 855 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #5 / 192
  • Number of attempts: 6
Inverting Lines - 1122 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #7 / 312
  • Number of attempts: 3
CSV to MD format - 233 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 83
  • Position: #36 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 226 entries

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

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #28 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python dataclasses - 529 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #100 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 5
Modernise code - 708 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #25 / 162
  • Number of attempts: 9
Enumerate Bullets - 157 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: #36 / 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1357 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #194 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 601 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: #126 / 160
  • Number of attempts: 2
Easy modification of ssh config - 176 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #44 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 3894 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #559 / 964
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 410 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #107 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: #5592 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5851 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #778 / 1440
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18320 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3212 / 3775
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2001 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3442 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1024 / 1115
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #1673 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3798 / 4100
  • 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 - 15704 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3708 / 4104
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10525 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3163 / 3633
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3553 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 1
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