Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32963 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: 26
  • Position: #3390 / 7277
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #804 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: #475 / 729
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15749 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3542 / 4117
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3122 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #863 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 2
NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 233 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #64 / 112
  • Number of attempts: 3
Lisp Condense - 432 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #13 / 152
  • Number of attempts: 3
NBCU Weekly Challenge - #0 - 124 entries

One of our favorites lines here at NBCU! p.s. The first version of #0 was deleted due to me copy/pasting a HTML entity. Congrats to the one who figured that out, you are a true ninja warrior!

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #32 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #441 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 7
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3396 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 1015 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #378 / 420
  • Number of attempts: 2
HTML to Haml - 820 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #140 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1832 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #596 / 627
  • Number of attempts: 5
Change the content of a string - 1354 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #142 / 522
  • Number of attempts: 5
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3009 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #428 / 667
  • Number of attempts: 3
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