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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 859 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #276 / 303
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 1436 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #106 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 5
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 593 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #145 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 1
Plotting some variables in python - 1135 entries

4 sets of (x,y) variables to plot. Just increment the numbers! Well, let's change the colors of the lines as well. Oh and we meant to plot the absolute values of course.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #144 / 239
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inverting Lines - 1279 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #178 / 355
  • Number of attempts: 7
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 146 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #74 / 101
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1438 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #188 / 278
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 4091 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #889 / 1011
  • Number of attempts: 1
Satisfy the go linter - 2004 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: 31
  • Position: #315 / 402
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 781 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #59 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 5
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1036 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #176 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32892 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: 25
  • Position: #3337 / 7268
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5948 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1081 / 1460
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10531 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #709 / 2987
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3453 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #967 / 1120
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #1372 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11135 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3127 / 4111
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15719 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1370 / 4110
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2466 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12733 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3476 / 3918
  • Number of attempts: 3
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