Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Easy modification of ssh config - 176 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #27 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 3894 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #64 / 964
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: 23
  • Position: #2737 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5851 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #1351 / 1440
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4629 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #759 / 1852
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2720 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #456 / 809
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1618 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3442 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #805 / 1115
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3336 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #577 / 750
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #1555 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2780 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #171 / 622
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15704 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3787 / 4104
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10525 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2453 / 3633
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1820 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 3
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