Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3797 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #490 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 22
  • Position: #1418 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1154 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1170 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values inside brackets - 2417 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #114 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 13
Swap the operands under comparison - 251 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #38 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2243 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #532 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2790 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #232 / 679
  • Number of attempts: 7
Copy three lines - 2766 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #451 / 620
  • Number of attempts: 3
Number Sort - 282 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #137 / 150
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2663 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7449 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1575 / 2020
  • 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: #382 / 634
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 6
  • Position: #272 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 2
move titles next to url, in quotes - 474 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #58 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array transposition - 2271 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #393 / 427
  • Number of attempts: 2
convert yml into java pojo field - 801 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #13 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 15
Collect List - 4155 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #835 / 1161
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1751 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1290 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1643 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alphabet soup - 353 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #60 / 83
  • Number of attempts: 4
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