Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

prepend * to every non-blank line - 5640 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
calculations - 199 entries

Complete these (weird) calculations.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 59
  • Number of attempts: 1
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge6 - 36 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 3
  • Number of attempts: 1
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge4 - 62 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 142 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 724 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract wireshark capture filter - 152 entries

Extract wireshark capture filter from IP plan

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 52
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1879 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 9
Remove quotes after first field - 229 entries

Remove the quotes around each field except for the first field.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10170 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Cool or not? - 721 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7553 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Increment each number - 921 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2027 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: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 699 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 583 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2689 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Swap values inside brackets - 2395 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1751 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2770 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18132 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4373 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32575 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 4132 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 14
Just the middle - 11061 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15593 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4577 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10496 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5779 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
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