Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

attr_aligner - 3025 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10464 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4324 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 13042 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5513 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9549 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11107 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9335 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25343 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letter case trickery - 1443 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2799 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 11964 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2117 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
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