Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Python Hello World! Reformatting - 837 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 1
Scrambled numbers - 743 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6174 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inner hyphens - 114 entries

Yet another hyphen challenge. Adding 5 hyphens to a file shouldn't be too hard.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Paragraph sort - 330 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4393 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 13848 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9554 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 927 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 727 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 2676 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a list of numbers - 250 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2040 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26354 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Sam Hammer
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