Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Create bison tokens - 34 entries

Create tokens for bison out of a known list of words

  • Best score: 85
  • Best player score: 102
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sudoku table - 56 entries

Make this simple sudoku table look nice and legible.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 53
  • Number of attempts: 1
FoodCritic023: Prefer conditional attributes - 161 entries

FoodCritic (www.foodcritic.io) is a lint tool for your Chef (learn.chef.io) cookbooks. FC023 indicates that you should prefer Chef guards over Ruby conditions. This challenge expects you to be able to fix this issue in a sample cookbook, given the FoodCritic output: ================================================================ FC023: Prefer conditional attributes: cookbooks/foo/recipes/default.rb:25 ================================================================ See http://www.foodcritic.io/#FC023 for more details about the changes being made.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mess in revision history - 1001 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fill visual area - 70 entries

Just have fun!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1805 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 3613 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
readability - 285 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1632 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2250 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9664 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11368 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9715 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10668 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
V to the i - 4104 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1413 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
Vice versa - 6242 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2232 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 1916 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26754 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: 5
Fix the XML - 884 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Mirror Symmetry - 716 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 14126 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Learn some german verbs - 411 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: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4443 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vim's not included features - 157 entries

Filter not included (-) features in a hypothetical installation of vim.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
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