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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26721 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: 5
Collect List - 3603 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove all lines in first part - 149 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6234 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11363 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9651 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5569 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9706 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2250 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4095 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
Alsa configuration - 471 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10650 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: 7
Where should I put the Newline? - 802 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Gray area - 653 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 4829 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 887 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
quotes inside quotes - 2833 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 12685 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
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