Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Played Challenges

Box it - 5466 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Start coding format - 123 entries

I used to start coding with following format: int main(){ -(cursor here) }

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1981 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
A grid of punctuation - 112 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10076 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2365 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2312 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28782 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
From A to B - 524 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 15522 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mort Rainey
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