Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 3572 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1881 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Prime Numbers - 267 entries

List the first 100 prime numbers.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 6
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1798 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25753 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
readability - 285 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 450 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 12173 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap the operands under comparison - 220 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1099 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Cool or not? - 513 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
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