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Played Challenges

Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 393 entries

Original by @BiddulphCaleb (http://www.vimgolf.com/challenges/6019f1c4642668000cee11e8) - had some extra spaces in output file.

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #6 / 97
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fix the shell script! - 742 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #8 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 6
Visual block training - 306 entries

You see the input. You see the output. Go.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #16 / 73
  • Number of attempts: 8
Innocent Monster - 101 entries

You have the tools, just create him!

  • Best score: 60
  • Best player score: 63
  • Position: #9 / 32
  • Number of attempts: 12
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 818 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #77 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 4
Java to JavaScript - 132 entries

Let convert some simple Java file to JavaScript!

  • Best score: 59
  • Best player score: 67
  • Position: #13 / 37
  • Number of attempts: 9
Wikitext headings to markdown - 522 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #28 / 122
  • Number of attempts: 15
hello-world-vimgolf - 1390 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #223 / 397
  • Number of attempts: 6
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 572 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #31 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reordering Lorem Ipsum - 178 entries

Who even sorted this?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #12 / 42
  • Number of attempts: 11
Fill in the chess board - 465 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #14 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 10
Learn to ask for :help - 360 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #25 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 8
Plotting some variables in python - 1111 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: 35
  • Position: #53 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 8
Transpose a python matrix - 523 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 60
  • Position: #65 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 4
Migrated to Postgres! - 200 entries

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

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #45 / 82
  • Number of attempts: 2
simple replacements - 1006 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #134 / 227
  • Number of attempts: 5
Inverting Lines - 1261 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #177 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 17
swap number pairs - 1409 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #232 / 276
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4072 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #419 / 1008
  • Number of attempts: 12
Alphabet soup - 378 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #49 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 7
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