Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #337 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32903 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: 25
  • Position: #3299 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 8
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 828 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #197 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5959 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #438 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #785 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 12
Aliases for cd - 819 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 82
  • Position: #133 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #721 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1799 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 6
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #333 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #711 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #502 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #891 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2972 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5428 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #583 / 1226
  • Number of attempts: 11
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1189 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2398 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1766 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 10
Groups magic - 141 entries

Regexp or macros for string converting: (a) -> ___ (abc) -> ____ (abcd) -> ______ All in the '(' replace to _ multiply by char count + ()

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #16 / 84
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sort entries based on date - 339 entries

Sort some entries in a Ledger-file based on date.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #75 / 110
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple text editing with Vim - 11619 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1768 / 3408
  • Number of attempts: 4
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