Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Aliases for cd - 548 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14504 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10458 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2947 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 8251 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10150 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3407 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Words in parens - 12083 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 2828 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30386 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 16673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line under headers - 1493 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 6369 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alphabet soup - 157 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 418 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
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