Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Shuffled numbers - 203 entries

Each number is paired with the number it should follow. That's enough information to put them in order.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove all lines in first part - 158 entries

From the second part, remove all lines in the first part. It can be useful when you have done something from a long list, you want to know what is not done yet!

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2400 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10709 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14977 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1479 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fix the XML - 908 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12292 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4462 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5240 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2955 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4008 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
camel riding - 731 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
readability - 292 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31316 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: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 669 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2029 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
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