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: #561 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #678 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1352 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 9
Copy three lines - 2869 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #433 / 639
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2223 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array of characters - 157 entries

We all copy paste things off the internet, but the syntax doesn't look right. Fix it as fast as possible.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #41 / 46
  • Number of attempts: 1
Scrambled numbers - 780 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #167 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alsa configuration - 502 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #82 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 9
A grid of punctuation - 127 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #8 / 59
  • Number of attempts: 5
Generate a list of numbers - 284 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #3 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 5
No naked if allowed! - 33 entries

House style forbids naked condition statements, comments should start with a space character and be on their own line. Good luck!

  • Best score: 46
  • Best player score: 73
  • Position: #13 / 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #990 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 4
Harder than "abcd > a b c d" - 78 entries

Not as easy as the last challenge. This time, just one space between a and b, up to 25 spaces between y and z. (Removed some lines; diff was too long.)

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #11 / 41
  • Number of attempts: 7

Contributed Challenges

Generate a list of numbers - 284 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

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contributed 1 challenges