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HS Final exam vimgolf - 685 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #79 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 3
Satisfy the go linter - 2013 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: 23
  • Position: #186 / 405
  • Number of attempts: 4
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 703 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #70 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 8
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1037 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: 31
  • Position: #144 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: #3338 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 831 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #151 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1302 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 7
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #459 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 20
  • Position: #97 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #806 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #779 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #256 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #241 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 11
Vice versa - 7537 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1818 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 2095 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: #481 / 642
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1556 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1822 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
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