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Played Challenges

Lowercase first characters - 186 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #15 / 71
  • Number of attempts: 5
Migrated to Postgres! - 147 entries

Celebration completion of this project. https://github.com/igrigorik/vimgolf/pull/322

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 8
simple replacements - 670 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #64 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 969 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #78 / 265
  • Number of attempts: 2
CSV to MD format - 190 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 101
  • Position: #39 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 1
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 81 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #34 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 1
Modernise code - 635 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #89 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 4
swap number pairs - 1255 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #113 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 3797 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #661 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 1
Multiline to Single Line - 374 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #134 / 177
  • 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: 27
  • Position: #3965 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get rid of html tags - 326 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #107 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 1
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