Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

7th Birthday - 180 entries

We have a bunch of numbers written from 0 to 9 in the order present in the text input file. The task is to create 7 by replacing the numbers with dashes.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2569 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 5201 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 11
V to the i - 4430 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10188 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Pretty multi-line bash - 199 entries

Bash line continuations are much prettier when they're column aligned.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30775 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: 5
Permutations N=4 - 60 entries

Could use backtracking or other algorithm to generate sorted numbers. Second chance !

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11104 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 9
Vertical Limit - 2243 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 10565 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 14703 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Copy three lines - 2519 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
C Reformatting - 665 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 10
Swap values - 4230 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 16909 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Words in parens - 12152 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 3962 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
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