Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Played Challenges

Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 373 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 2290 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 12428 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 440 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Build a six - 185 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 11553 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 11
move titles next to url, in quotes - 245 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1408 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
simple format - 2565 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 23
quotes inside quotes - 2753 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 364 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1439 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Flip the bit - 70 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Delete to the end of the current line - 421 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1547 entries

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

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
One to Ten - 845 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 417 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24440 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 10
Convert Application Output to CSV - 102 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
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