Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Applying same text modification in several lines - 2463 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 558 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 16694 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 18
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 644 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30426 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Santa's naughty / nice list - 75 entries

Christmas is here and Santa hasn't decided who's naughty or nice yet. He's given a list of names to his programmer friend to quickly split the children into naughty and nice. Hint: There's a hidden pattern that might be familiar.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 5
Cool or not? - 673 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Aliases for cd - 548 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 6387 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2950 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple format (2) - 256 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 9
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