Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Sorting a glossary - 101 entries

Sort a glossary. Glossary head contains a header phrase ending with ':' and glossary body has multi line text indented with a tab.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10460 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4199 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30402 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 6936 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12088 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
ASCII Art - 77 entries

how good are you with simple regex?

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fun With The Diagonal - 89 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3932 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Inner hyphens - 114 entries

Yet another hyphen challenge. Adding 5 hyphens to a file shouldn't be too hard.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4380 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Free hyphen! - 130 entries

Just like "Inner hyphens", but I'm giving you a free hyphen to play with. Will your solution be any different?

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2393 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Angular naming conventions - 279 entries

In angular, a directive name follows the camelCase convention. When the directive is used in an HTML template, the words are instead separated by a dash. Go from to the other the fastest!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14512 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
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