Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

swap number pairs - 2013 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #23 / 371
  • Number of attempts: 14
Rural Post - 4390 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #143 / 1077
  • Number of attempts: 5
Capitalize the Names - 366 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #59 / 92
  • Number of attempts: 4
Yo To Hello - 1117 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #36 / 518
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33411 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: 23
  • Position: #2744 / 7372
  • Number of attempts: 5
Get mail address from outlook format - 629 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #102 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4548 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #510 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6236 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #552 / 1522
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18634 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1303 / 3846
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10801 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1443 / 3047
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3682 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #322 / 830
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 2004 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #304 / 496
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15932 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1953 / 4162
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10632 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1516 / 3669
  • Number of attempts: 2
Ben Simmons
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Once, while playing Charades, I came upon the task of mimicking a rock. For me, the game never ended.

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