Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2948 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11064 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: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30402 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: 9
Box it - 6377 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 14512 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12088 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
convert yml into java pojo field - 781 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 1747 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: 7
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