Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Fill in the chess board - 541 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #61 / 112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Learn to ask for :help - 397 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #59 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 2
Plotting some variables in python - 1172 entries

4 sets of (x,y) variables to plot. Just increment the numbers! Well, let's change the colors of the lines as well. Oh and we meant to plot the absolute values of course.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 60
  • Position: #186 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: 26
  • Position: #3558 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2178 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values inside brackets - 2431 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #522 / 560
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #174 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1176 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2093 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: 12
  • Position: #92 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 2
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