Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 2784 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24813 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: 12
simple format - 2757 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 22
I forgot quotes - 11699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 1698 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 377 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 1243 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1536 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11002 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9164 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1445 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9475 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 892 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10385 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: 8
Delete to the end of the current line - 446 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1609 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 12650 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 14
Vice versa - 5900 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reorder the groups - 344 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 18
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