Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Every other line - 2525 entries


  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30369 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: 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
Word frequency alignment - 215 entries

You've got to align the second column, but the spacing is inconvenient and there are nasty tabs in the way. If you're a "real Vim ninja," this could be very quick indeed...

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
7th Birthday - 180 entries

We have a bunch of numbers written from 0 to 9 in the order present in the text input file. The task is to create 7 by replacing the numbers with dashes.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 2886 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Byaruhanga Franklin

I am a telecommunication Engineer I write code. I live in Kampala. My favorite programming languages are Erlang and Python.

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