Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Sort and add attributes - 1059 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 4
multiple cursor alternative - 912 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4141 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment, increment, increment.... - 472 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 8608 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
A simple change - 352 entries

Just change the numbers in the most efficient way ...

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remove semicolons after expressions - 432 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 388 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2425 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 3879 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9174 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Append semicolon after expressions - 838 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1038 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 874 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10474 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
A Simple One - 827 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 10438 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make Fancy Header - 890 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 5485 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 478 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1270 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 10880 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort the cardinal numbers - 211 entries

Maybe a simple challenge.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 21829 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 8
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