Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

simple replacements - 1166 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #20 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 9
Python dataclasses - 710 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #57 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 6
Count to 100 in word form - 53 entries

Write all the numbers from 1 to 100, using their word forms rather than the digit form. Most of the parts you will need are included in the input file. Use hyphens when appropriate.

  • Best score: 55
  • Best player score: 83
  • Position: #13 / 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
RUST Cargo.toml version to last - 252 entries

RUST Cargo.toml version to last. rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #38 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33028 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: 23
  • Position: #2711 / 7289
  • Number of attempts: 8
Get mail address from outlook format - 600 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #94 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6059 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #521 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18439 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #800 / 3802
  • Number of attempts: 7
Quote modules - 1022 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #56 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10714 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1404 / 3018
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3479 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #396 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7718 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #325 / 1841
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3032 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1933 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #161 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15804 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1202 / 4123
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12775 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1800 / 3926
  • Number of attempts: 6
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