Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Played Challenges

swap number pairs - 1114 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #6 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 18
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 587 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #5 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32744 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: #2158 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #181 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18223 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #653 / 3759
  • Number of attempts: 9
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #334 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1384 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15636 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1033 / 4094
  • Number of attempts: 9
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