Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Played Challenges

Copy three lines - 2454 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
Every other line - 2485 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
C Reformatting - 654 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 2
Order and join - 796 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Change attribute to getter - 88 entries

Wrap attributes with a getter method.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4155 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 3879 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11983 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29804 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
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 6839 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Sort files from hosts - 131 entries

Resume files by host. I hope you enjoy with this challenge

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16233 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10075 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5088 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple text editing with Vim - 11004 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10328 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Cake is a Lie - 1151 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
replace 2nd column blanks with values in same column if blank - 192 entries

Where ,SOMELOGB and ,SOMELOGC replaces each /r carriage return if 2nd column is blank. The replace only happens if 2nd column is blank though and should replace up to the non blank row.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14269 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
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