Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

C Reformatting - 641 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 51
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 13841 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6174 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
lipsum lines - 239 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3701 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2217 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9670 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26339 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: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 3582 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2204 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Start coding format - 119 entries

I used to start coding with following format: int main(){ -(cursor here) }

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9554 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11284 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 1894 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12483 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Chris Cummings
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I tweet about what I'm learning and normal life. I work @eventbrite and love it. - - - - - - - - - Currently Learning About: machine learning best practices.

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