Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Just the middle - 10711 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3172 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11152 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reorder the groups - 950 entries

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

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31336 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: 3
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge4 - 62 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 17283 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Get mail address from outlook format - 421 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2561 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4008 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4452 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 668 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4741 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Cool or not? - 696 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Bad Copy Syntax - 1733 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1845 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
Add semicolons - 9006 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 140 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12294 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2574 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge5 - 92 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
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