Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

HS exam question - 1517 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 75
  • Position: #227 / 400
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat symbols in list - 1477 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #111 / 327
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fizzbuzz - 511 entries

type the first 100 lines of the fizzbuzz problem

  • Best score: 45
  • Best player score: 71
  • Position: #60 / 157
  • Number of attempts: 2
Changing around text with citations - 323 entries

Based off of something I saw on reddit

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #50 / 89
  • Number of attempts: 3
Many duplicates - 1284 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #130 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 4
delete swap - 1574 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #92 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fix the shell script! - 2373 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #409 / 550
  • Number of attempts: 2
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 309 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 76
  • Position: #83 / 95
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 878 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #153 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33420 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: 32
  • Position: #5968 / 7375
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7813 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #598 / 2106
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6633 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #1087 / 1631
  • Number of attempts: 1
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