Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 938 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #177 / 192
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 35
  • Position: #6483 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5819 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1074 / 1433
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #3571 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10466 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1390 / 2965
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3432 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1006 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7651 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #1463 / 1828
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #3949 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1868 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #428 / 462
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3683 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
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