Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Contribute to keyboard mashing - 806 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #158 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 4
Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 87 entries

Change the naming logic of numbers to end up with less lines.

  • Best score: 74
  • Best player score: 107
  • Position: #19 / 35
  • Number of attempts: 3
Modernise code - 1308 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 63
  • Position: #274 / 302
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1986 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #255 / 367
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4342 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #364 / 1062
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33342 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: #2278 / 7355
  • Number of attempts: 10
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6191 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #783 / 1512
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18611 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2287 / 3840
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10780 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1911 / 3041
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3522 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #814 / 1141
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7818 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #958 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11345 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3120 / 4159
  • Number of attempts: 1
Josh Swift
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