Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Swap values inside brackets - 2156 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5153 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple text editing with Vim - 11056 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10146 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 7
Every other line - 2525 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 1995 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2461 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 10445 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1479 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4663 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Team names - 1637 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 6351 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
Com(m)a Trouble - 2824 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30365 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: 12
One number per line - 16647 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 11
Vice versa - 6926 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12076 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5692 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 10
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