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Played Challenges

Transpose a python matrix - 420 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 258
  • Position: #84 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 1
Create a diamond comment - 196 entries

Encapsulate the text in a diamond pattern.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #5 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 15
Lowercase first characters - 270 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #14 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 7
Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 73 entries

Change the naming logic of numbers to end up with less lines.

  • Best score: 75
  • Best player score: 108
  • Position: #15 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Write Hello World in the 'i use arch btw' -programming language - 17 entries

> "I use Arch btw" is an esoteric programming language based on Brainfuck in which the Brainfuck commands have been replaced with the following keywords: i, use, arch, linux, btw, by, the, way. https://github.com/OverMighty/i-use-arch-btw

  • Best score: 162
  • Best player score: 172
  • Position: #4 / 7
  • Number of attempts: 1
Migrated to Postgres! - 169 entries

Celebration completion of this project. https://github.com/igrigorik/vimgolf/pull/322

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #19 / 72
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment number for every 10 lines - 136 entries

The file consists of 2 columns (code and percentage). We need to add 2 more columns with increasing number for 4th column (Xcols) and increment 3rd column (Ycols) only for every 10 lines with reset of 4th column

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #9 / 40
  • Number of attempts: 7
simple replacements - 854 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #22 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 7
Inverting Lines - 1116 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #2 / 310
  • Number of attempts: 1
Enumerate Bullets - 157 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #5 / 41
  • Number of attempts: 5
swap number pairs - 1357 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 9
HS Final exam vimgolf - 597 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #8 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 8
Rural Post - 3894 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #65 / 964
  • Number of attempts: 9
Satisfy the go linter - 1811 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: 20
  • Position: #77 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 7
Yo To Hello - 1000 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #277 / 462
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: #2297 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5850 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #360 / 1439
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18320 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #712 / 3775
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #680 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3442 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #465 / 1115
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #406 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3106 / 4100
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1905 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #180 / 468
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15704 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1091 / 4104
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10525 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1566 / 3633
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1127 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 2
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