Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Don't know what this is - 1876 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2704 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2932 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4427 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10184 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30760 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12152 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3962 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4229 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2136 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4450 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 16908 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Switch function arguments - 1888 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10565 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6999 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5698 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 63
  • Number of attempts: 1
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