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HS Final exam vimgolf - 745 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #37 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 4156 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #358 / 1030
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 2031 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: #74 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 8
Yo To Hello - 1066 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #265 / 489
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1047 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: #76 / 211
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33029 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2287 / 7290
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6061 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #349 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18439 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #708 / 3802
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add semicolons - 10715 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1631 / 3019
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3480 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #812 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3454 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #528 / 775
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7718 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #543 / 1841
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3118 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7598 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #2042 / 2059
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1933 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #328 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15804 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1086 / 4123
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10560 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2458 / 3645
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12775 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1829 / 3926
  • Number of attempts: 6
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