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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2913 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #292 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sort the cardinal numbers - 283 entries

Maybe a simple challenge.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #7 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 3
formatted text to markdown - 180 entries

You're converting some posts from an old blog to markdown. The formatted text is far closer to the finished product than the html markup, so it seems like a good place to start. Word wrapping seems to be the main area for optimization.

  • Best score: 70
  • Best player score: 92
  • Position: #63 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 1
Case preserving word replacement - 442 entries

Half way through my project, my people turned into dogs. Now I have to change everything in my source.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #11 / 177
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

formatted text to markdown - 180 entries

You're converting some posts from an old blog to markdown. The formatted text is far closer to the finished product than the html markup, so it seems like a good place to start. Word wrapping seems to be the main area for optimization.

Chad Ostrowski
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The cool summer starlight; the warm winter snow. I am interested in illegal fictions. @_lisli | @yourentirelife | @citrusbyte

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