Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #533 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1188 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1185 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values inside brackets - 2437 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #116 / 562
  • Number of attempts: 13
Swap the operands under comparison - 259 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #40 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2283 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #541 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2839 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #235 / 688
  • Number of attempts: 7
Copy three lines - 2815 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #459 / 628
  • Number of attempts: 3
Number Sort - 291 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: #142 / 155
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2686 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7563 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1590 / 2054
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2113 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: #390 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 715 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #274 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 2
move titles next to url, in quotes - 492 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #61 / 129
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array transposition - 2312 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #397 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 2
convert yml into java pojo field - 820 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 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 15
Collect List - 4190 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #841 / 1169
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1760 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10555 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1290 / 3642
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1656 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alphabet soup - 392 entries

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

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #67 / 93
  • Number of attempts: 4
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