Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Swap values - 4187 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Alphabet soup - 157 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 6
Every other line - 2525 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 83
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2461 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Adam's challenge - 889 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10445 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2156 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3358 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Basic renumbering - 5153 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8223 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30362 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: 10
Com(m)a Trouble - 2824 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 16645 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10146 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12076 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1637 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 6340 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 400 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 12
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