Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33086 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: 25
  • Position: #3299 / 7297
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3300 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1931 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3483 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #617 / 1128
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 3478 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #673 / 780
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1039 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 6
ninja substitution - 1326 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #169 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 2119 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: 12
  • Position: #137 / 648
  • Number of attempts: 2
change parenthesis - 263 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #12 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15830 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2643 / 4130
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10562 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1398 / 3646
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2702 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

change parenthesis - 263 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

Hash staircase - 41 entries

Can you use a strategy to come up with this pattern?

Rohit Kumar Jena
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Incoming MS student @ CMU. CSE Undergrad @ IIT Bombay. Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Medical Image processing enthusiast. Amateur vim ninja 💻💻

entered into 12 challenges

contributed 2 challenges