Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3731 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #21 / 919
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 22
  • Position: #1872 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 8
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 784 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #51 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #319 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #951 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #909 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 4
Bad Copy Syntax - 1882 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #137 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #617 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #641 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 3
Search and Replace 0 - 4534 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #603 / 1507
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1852 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #130 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #958 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1042 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 3
Noisome Possum
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I once wrote a thing. One thing led to another and here I am.

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