Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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
  • Position: #5 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18672 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2874 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4770 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #237 / 1887
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2337 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #129 / 750
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 4847 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #399 / 1603
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2572 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #72 / 698
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #348 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 6
Make HTML List - 1050 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #33 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sudoku table - 73 entries

Make this simple sudoku table look nice and legible.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 71
  • Position: #28 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Maze path - 37 entries

Follow the given motions and mark your path with Xs. Attention: This maze is quite big (20x20), please set your terminal size to at least 82.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 117
  • Position: #14 / 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirror Symmetry - 811 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #21 / 268
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4267 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #12 / 1188
  • Number of attempts: 6
camel riding - 775 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #31 / 277
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fix the XML - 1000 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #21 / 287
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #218 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 5
Don't know what this is - 1996 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #44 / 581
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #753 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 5
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3492 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #593 / 756
  • Number of attempts: 2
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