Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 2461 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Bad Copy Syntax - 1794 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
change parenthesis - 221 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 9573 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 8
html paragraph to table - 551 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 65
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1116 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7238 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 1945 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: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3078 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2336 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 17680 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32018 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: 7
Collect List - 4067 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10896 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15265 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
V to the i - 4523 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12447 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11231 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5745 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
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