Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Applying same text modification in several lines - 2461 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values - 4178 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Cool or not? - 666 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 6330 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 16623 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 2805 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 14
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30347 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
  • Number of attempts: 12
Collect List - 3930 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
html paragraph to table - 550 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 126
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1017 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2156 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10146 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 11054 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2929 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 10444 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 7
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