Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Sort files from hosts - 137 entries

Resume files by host. I hope you enjoy with this challenge

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Order and join - 813 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paragraph breaks - 431 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17719 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4317 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
comments galore - 933 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7234 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32086 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: 38
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4077 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10922 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15300 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3012 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4526 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2146 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
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10419 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2973 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12477 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2268 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4806 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11242 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
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