Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Team names - 1626 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2388 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10337 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14296 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11014 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2136 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10083 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 775 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: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4434 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2825 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3881 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29840 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: 3
One number per line - 16287 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 7773 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6859 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 2718 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4155 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
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