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Played Challenges

Plotting some variables in python - 1233 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: 49
  • Position: #140 / 258
  • Number of attempts: 1
RUST HTML to maud. - 15 entries

RUST HTML to maud. maud is one of the template engines for server-side rendering based on rust. rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 135
  • Best player score: 219
  • Position: #5 / 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1609 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #62 / 298
  • Number of attempts: 7
HS Final exam vimgolf - 703 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #71 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 5
ssh config skills - 219 entries

Parse output from `kuebctl get no -o wide` into an .ssh/config file!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #22 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #361 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 3
xrandr outputs and dashes - 607 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #92 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: 26
  • Position: #3457 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 6
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 837 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #153 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4482 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #158 / 1245
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1441 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 7
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1120 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #121 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1640 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2111 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #296 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3698 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 801 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #61 / 274
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7568 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #575 / 2055
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 2113 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #374 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1089 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3073 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3683 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11705 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2846 / 3430
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6066 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #707 / 1496
  • Number of attempts: 1
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