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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4505 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10814 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15117 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
switch variable - 4773 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2706 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
attr_aligner - 3282 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4287 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 17456 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31659 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: 28
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10319 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Com(m)a Trouble - 3030 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 10
Preferably without multi-cursor plugin - 368 entries

Originally asked as question on reddit by kpthunder: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/9fvsro/what_is_the_most_efficient_way_to_go_about/

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12369 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5734 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7146 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Acute accents - 31 entries

Featuring all 17 lowercase letters with an acute accent digraph. Find a way to automate the digraphs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11188 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2313 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
convert yml into java pojo field - 784 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 8
-a-b-c- - 3004 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Learn some german verbs - 437 entries

The list needs to be structured so we can print in verbatim and feel ok about how it looks.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 53
  • Number of attempts: 3
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