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Played Challenges

HS exam question - 924 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 88
  • Position: #178 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 1
Substraction (bis) - 311 entries

Solve the equations (adapted from the original @Caek_'s challenge).

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #54 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 2
Changing around text with citations - 181 entries

Based off of something I saw on reddit

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #25 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 4
Many duplicates - 729 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #104 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #861 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33086 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: 22
  • Position: #1032 / 7297
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #280 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 9
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2781 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #269 / 824
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1183 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1452 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #200 / 371
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1441 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #206 / 441
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2483 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1789 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #279 / 574
  • Number of attempts: 2
Converting group lines from format A to Format B - 20 entries

Convert from one format to another

  • Best score: 56
  • Best player score: 73
  • Position: #6 / 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 245 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #50 / 131
  • Number of attempts: 1
Back to the roots - 47 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #9 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
Interactive git rebase changing commands - 158 entries

How to change the action of some commits in git rebase dialog.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #36 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7617 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1034 / 2065
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 2321 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #177 / 434
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15836 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1322 / 4131
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10562 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2200 / 3646
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1591 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 4
NATO phonetic alphabet - 490 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #134 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11822 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #491 / 3461
  • Number of attempts: 1
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