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HS exam question - 906 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 64
  • Position: #90 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fizzbuzz - 270 entries

type the first 100 lines of the fizzbuzz problem

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 88
  • Position: #61 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fix the shell script! - 1514 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #178 / 373
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fill in the chess board - 701 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #102 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 3
Learn to ask for :help - 453 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #95 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 2
Plotting some variables in python - 1320 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: 52
  • Position: #170 / 278
  • Number of attempts: 2
Transpose a python matrix - 648 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 69
  • Position: #87 / 114
  • Number of attempts: 3
Lowercase first characters - 406 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: 38
  • Position: #68 / 145
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple replacements - 1194 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #193 / 266
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 41
  • Position: #175 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 3
Easy modification of ssh config - 289 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #39 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #166 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 3
Capitalize the Names - 328 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #63 / 83
  • 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: 29
  • Position: #128 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 3
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