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Played Challenges

Migrated to Postgres! - 91 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #9 / 42
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 696 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #65 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 9
HS Final exam vimgolf - 501 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #116 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 2
Python: Def to Lambda - 172 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #58 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 7
Rural Post - 3713 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #535 / 918
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 1519 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: 29
  • Position: #236 / 314
  • Number of attempts: 11
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 516 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #115 / 171
  • Number of attempts: 13
Yo To Hello - 883 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #351 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 898 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: 22
  • Position: #73 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 14
Get mail address from outlook format - 525 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #63 / 165
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1200 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18226 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3441 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #727 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #434 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 13
Search and Replace 0 - 4534 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1389 / 1507
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1238 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #75 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 21
One to Ten - 2055 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: 12
  • Position: #334 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 14
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 590 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #162 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1542 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #280 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 11
Don't know what this is - 1913 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #128 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 8
Alphabet soup - 332 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #11 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 12
Append semicolon after expressions - 912 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #127 / 374
  • Number of attempts: 5
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