Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Enumerate Bullets - 112 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: #23 / 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1110 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #117 / 211
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 499 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: #86 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extend shell script - 55 entries

Just add some more stuff

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 64
  • Position: #16 / 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Easy modification of ssh config - 135 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #39 / 42
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3713 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #601 / 918
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 1519 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: #224 / 314
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 523 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 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 587 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: #120 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 877 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #341 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32743 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: #4846 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4390 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #760 / 1230
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1039 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #198 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2403 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #501 / 554
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2699 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #578 / 803
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2500 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1882 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #275 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #913 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3284 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #669 / 741
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1413 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11078 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3090 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5393 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #908 / 1218
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7413 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1378 / 2010
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2055 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: #505 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1852 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #374 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2802 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3620 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11351 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1803 / 3334
  • Number of attempts: 1
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