Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

hello-world-vimgolf - 1512 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #380 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32903 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: 26
  • Position: #3489 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #882 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3132 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4639 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1824 / 1856
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1902 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #169 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #1329 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2794 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #401 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4651 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1157 / 1541
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3512 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 3
Un"finnish"ed Work - 105 entries

Replace å by a, ä by a and ö by o.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #35 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 2
underscore_to_camelCase - 148 entries

Pointy haired boss decided we need to switch to camelCase. Let's get this over with.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #72 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2093 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: 24
  • Position: #592 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #962 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3200 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2244 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2910 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1622 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11619 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2451 / 3408
  • Number of attempts: 3
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