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

delete swap - 459 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #77 / 158
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: #1459 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18394 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #457 / 3792
  • Number of attempts: 16
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #135 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 12
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #721 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #737 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2218 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #523 / 729
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #903 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 7
lamb had a little Mary - 559 entries

"Mary" and "lamb" are swapped. Unswap them. Fast as you can.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #78 / 157
  • Number of attempts: 5
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2999 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #265 / 666
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11652 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1629 / 3417
  • Number of attempts: 4
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