Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #2684 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5959 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #87 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 12
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #626 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 14
Quote modules - 1015 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #16 / 258
  • Number of attempts: 11
Aliases for cd - 819 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #21 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 16
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1334 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #179 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #373 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #519 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2999 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1918 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #65 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1004 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 6
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