Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #3355 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 5
Extract argument from function - 2194 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #70 / 723
  • Number of attempts: 7
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1078 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #18 / 286
  • Number of attempts: 5
Don't know what this is - 1922 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #10 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 5
Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #90 / 415
  • Number of attempts: 3
Shuffle puzzle - 302 entries

Sort the lines in each indent group, and sort the groups. That's the pattern. Or just move lines around manually to get a better score.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #14 / 98
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #415 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #397 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4866 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #316 / 1690
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11393 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1877 / 3348
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5835 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #1027 / 1442
  • Number of attempts: 1
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