Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

html paragraph to table - 450 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 53
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 4167 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 4829 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 15
Vice versa - 6228 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 11
Swap values - 3747 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Team names - 1507 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Delete to the end of the current line - 538 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1975 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4095 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 506 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 10
Collect List - 3603 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Cool or not? - 545 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9703 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9649 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11357 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
ninja substitution - 754 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Put the months in order - 577 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 15
One to Ten - 1244 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
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2146 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 2078 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple text editing with Vim - 10646 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 12682 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26713 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
  • Number of attempts: 9
Increment each number - 593 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 14071 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
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