Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Scrambled numbers - 730 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 1
multiple cursor alternative - 1101 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2128 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2635 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4166 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Space out the alphabet - 1382 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11172 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2128 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25720 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
convert yml into java pojo field - 669 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1482 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vertical Limit - 2126 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
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