Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 218 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap or reverse - 91 entries

Try to swap or reverse the line as needed.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2236 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Happy TvvO - 354 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12364 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 14
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9653 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 11260 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9529 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 15
Simple text editing with Vim - 10592 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26160 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
readability - 285 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3575 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1787 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4054 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4382 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Basic renumbering - 4756 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 880 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mirror Symmetry - 710 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add to end of each line... kinda - 264 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2670 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Extract argument from function - 2037 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
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