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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1228 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #11 / 423
  • Number of attempts: 6
hello-world-vimgolf - 1850 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #137 / 526
  • Number of attempts: 4
Modernise code - 1032 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #153 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1808 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #225 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 6
HS Final exam vimgolf - 782 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: #80 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 8
Python: Def to Lambda - 396 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #91 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 2
Turn the x - 270 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #30 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 8
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #69 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 2041 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: #123 / 416
  • Number of attempts: 15
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 829 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #61 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 5
Multiline to Single Line - 554 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #181 / 249
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1067 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #447 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1048 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: 26
  • Position: #89 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 11
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6081 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #363 / 1485
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1011 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1650 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3483 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #818 / 1128
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 3477 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #136 / 779
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #786 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1449 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7614 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #579 / 2063
  • Number of attempts: 6
Line under headers - 1933 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #76 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15822 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1092 / 4129
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10562 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2465 / 3646
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2724 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

Modernise code - 1032 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

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entered into 25 challenges

contributed 1 challenges