Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 4117 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #268 / 1018
  • Number of attempts: 5
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1037 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #112 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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
  • Position: #1388 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #942 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5977 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #70 / 1468
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #801 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 8
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #187 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1237 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1317 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3448 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Learn some german verbs - 504 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: 30
  • Position: #102 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #466 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1195 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3100 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3443 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
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