Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Enumerate Bullets - 137 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #29 / 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1251 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #134 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 551 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #96 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extend shell script - 64 entries

Just add some more stuff

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 64
  • Position: #18 / 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Easy modification of ssh config - 165 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #46 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3785 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #616 / 936
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 1596 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #235 / 330
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 554 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #93 / 182
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 642 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #127 / 143
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 980 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #373 / 452
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 29
  • Position: #4851 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #764 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5827 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1051 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 985 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #200 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2417 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #504 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2710 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #580 / 806
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2510 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1899 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #278 / 483
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #918 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3307 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #674 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1422 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3092 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #911 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7448 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1383 / 2019
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2071 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #510 / 634
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1869 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #377 / 463
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2805 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3623 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11431 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1806 / 3357
  • Number of attempts: 1
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