Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Space out the alphabet - 1436 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28325 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: 13
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2678 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4350 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Matthew Mackay

I'm an academic student that enjoys Mountain biking, Skiing, Sitting around on the beach, most other things under the sun alongside gaming and tech

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