Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Scrambled numbers - 730 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1599 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
A grid of punctuation - 112 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1238 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2635 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 215 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete unwanted lines - 336 entries

Delete all lines which does not end in "o.."

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25725 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
learn vim in short time - 186 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1771 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9607 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 13415 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
The holy-grail may help - 301 entries

Can you find it in less than 20 strokes, Arthur?

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 3975 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Happy TvvO - 354 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11173 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3626 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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