Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32798 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: #179 / 7244
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 11092 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1977 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7482 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1724 / 2029
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 4168 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #685 / 1163
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15687 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1228 / 4103
  • Number of attempts: 7
Braces or Brackets? - 657 entries

Someone forgot whether to use braces or brackets and you have to clean up their code!

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #112 / 243
  • Number of attempts: 3
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2831 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #359 / 644
  • Number of attempts: 4
Flodder-challenge - 853 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #81 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple text editing with Vim - 11497 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #911 / 3374
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5889 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #24 / 1456
  • Number of attempts: 9
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