Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Yo To Hello - 980 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #17 / 452
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 30
  • Position: #4914 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #523 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2520 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #863 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1011 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 1
Cool or not? - 748 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #140 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 1
Flip the bit - 102 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #38 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3592 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fun With The Diagonal - 96 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #17 / 73
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 14
  • Position: #383 / 634
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #181 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 1
ASCII Art - 80 entries

how good are you with simple regex?

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #7 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 711 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #14 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 3
change parenthesis - 236 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #88 / 134
  • Number of attempts: 1
move titles next to url, in quotes - 474 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #97 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mute the second method of this script - 429 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #174 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remove hard line breaks - 43 entries

Text files with Hard breaks are not good for e-readers. We need remove all hard line breaks and have long lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #25 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3051 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2670 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 2
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