Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Just the middle - 10692 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 10
Vice versa - 7063 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14957 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
Words in parens - 12281 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
Format the CSS - 37 entries

You just copied some CSS color names from the web and need to add them to your python module. Create the COLORS variable and assign a dict() with the names as keys and hex-colors as values. BEWARE OF THE TABS!!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 8944 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10258 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4323 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 1332 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
multiple cursor alternative - 1362 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: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
Satisfy the go linter - 826 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 14
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 278 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31234 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
  • Number of attempts: 19
xrandr outputs and dashes - 375 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 17268 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 19
Python: Def to Lambda - 73 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3165 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
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