Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 2834 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24891 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: 8
Words in parens - 11011 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1544 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 11708 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 11
simple format - 2779 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 16
One to Ten - 903 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: 6
html paragraph to table - 343 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 11
One number per line - 12689 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1617 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
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