Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Manual SQL - 92 entries

Change select and insert queries to simulate inserting a new record.

  • Best score: 49
  • Best player score: 58
  • Number of attempts: 2
simple format - 2376 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24043 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 11
Vice versa - 5791 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3420 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1280 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Python challenge - 79 entries

Change the types of the variables in the list from str to float, while keeping the truncation.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 73
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 8981 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Missing Library and a Typo - 654 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
create arrows in a list - 63 entries

Add arrow at same distance

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wrap text in quotes - 279 entries

All the blocks of text should be wrapped in quotation marks.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 12155 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
From argument to object - 1051 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 1983 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Adam's challenge - 742 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Daniel K.
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works at a university, uses vim when ever possible, likes python and does horseback archery in his spare time

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