Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Wikitext headings to markdown - 596 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #83 / 134
  • Number of attempts: 3
hello-world-vimgolf - 1517 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #318 / 434
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inverting Lines - 1296 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #235 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1459 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #65 / 283
  • Number of attempts: 19
Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #371 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 6
Yo To Hello - 1048 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #283 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 24
  • Position: #3045 / 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: 22
  • Position: #153 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: #674 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1518 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1640 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #818 / 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: 16
  • Position: #454 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #949 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3120 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7520 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #587 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1097 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 9
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #414 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2464 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1831 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
Recursively Palindrome - 234 entries

Note that there are 2^6-1 characters.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3 / 71
  • Number of attempts: 3
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