Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 6369 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 56
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14504 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10458 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 6
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2463 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1017 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2160 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 8251 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10150 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2947 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 406 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4377 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6932 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 2828 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 16673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
Get mail address from outlook format - 378 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3932 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add string initializers to an enum - 631 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11061 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30386 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: 33
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3407 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1493 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 3
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 561 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4197 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 319 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 80
  • Number of attempts: 1
C# function to F# - 4 entries

Converting from C# to F# is not hard, but requires some manual labor. Here you should convert a C# function using a C# class to a F# function using a C# class.

  • Best score: 112
  • Best player score: 160
  • Number of attempts: 1
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