Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10705 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7071 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14974 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 8994 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4261 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1725 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 62
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 814 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10267 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2556 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4423 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values inside brackets - 2257 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 3
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 626 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 61
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 2979 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 110
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1623 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 61
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31292 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: 43
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3169 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Alvaro Melendez
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El Salvador | @MIT '19 | @MITMechE

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