Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

add line and index - 48 entries

a missed line and index names need to be added

  • Best score: 44
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5671 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add text at some column - 112 entries

Complete golang struct statement.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Quote modules - 969 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Aliases for cd - 777 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 2
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 766 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1832 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 6
Bad Copy Syntax - 1879 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 9
Reorder the groups - 1060 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10209 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1199 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7573 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2027 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: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3400 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2696 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 3254 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values inside brackets - 2395 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1751 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2772 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2744 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18165 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7373 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32597 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 4137 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11062 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15602 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5389 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4585 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10503 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12671 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
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