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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

The name of the game - 596 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2565 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1738 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add string initializers to an enum - 674 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge6 - 36 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 3
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 2979 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
replacing each line of a block selection - 2706 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 8
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge4 - 62 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 6851 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 17294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 15
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3177 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge1 - 29 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11152 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 877 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: 34
  • Number of attempts: 4
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge5 - 92 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10723 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 14992 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7085 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 11
Words in parens - 12303 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1845 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge3 - 22 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 9019 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
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