Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Lookahead and Lookbehind - 68 entries

Look everywhere

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #25 / 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Word frequency alignment - 278 entries

You've got to align the second column, but the spacing is inconvenient and there are nasty tabs in the way. If you're a "real Vim ninja," this could be very quick indeed...

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #60 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shuffle and Sort - 210 entries

The values where sorted incorrectly. Get them back to how they are supposed to be

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #45 / 66
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Vim - 404 entries

Someone has vandalized this text file and replaced the beginning character of one word in each line with a Big "X." Please remove the big X's, and fix each line to read "The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog."

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #105 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replacing some words - 420 entries

How fast could it be?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #44 / 149
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reverse Simple Deletion - 834 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #242 / 455
  • Number of attempts: 1
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 471 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #88 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat some Python - 590 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #168 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 1
Flodder-challenge - 1176 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #213 / 321
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6749 entries

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

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #1316 / 1652
  • Number of attempts: 2
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