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VIM Adventures is an online browser game by Doron Linder based on the keyboard commands of Vim, a common Unix text editor.

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Can't find the red door at level 12

I've managed to get 2 red keys on level 12. Now I understand that I should open a red gate somewhere, but I cannot find it! Where is the red gate? I've roamed everywhere without any luck!
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Where's the “d” key on vim adventures level 5?

I'm playing https://vim-adventures.com and cannot find the "d" key on level 5. It says it's in the word island but mine is the same as it was before. I know I need to do dw later but I can't find the "...
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Have I broken the PI puzzle of VIM Adventures?

So, I'm playing VIM adventures to get a grasp on basic VIM. In this case, the game is asking me to reach that key in the bottom right. The cursor is currently sitting on the darkened "8" block. I ...
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Where to find the % key in vim-adventures?

I am in level 7 in vim-adventures. I need the % key to progress. I cannot find it.
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How do I delete the last 3 lines in this text and pass level 7?

I am playing level 7 of vim-adventures. I can start at the first character, the letter 'i', of this if statement. I need to delete the last 3 lines that are marked in red. I am only allowed 5 ...
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Stuck on parenthetical equation in level 7

I made it through the equation portion of level 7 (passed the What's in a name puzzle). After entering the hut I was advised that I needed to first collect the z key, which I had not yet done. I was ...
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What does the :ls command do in VIM Adventures?

I don't understand the output of :ls (note no exclamation point) in VIM Adventures. Here's what it says for me: 1 % ground Anyone know what that means?
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Stuck vim adventure level 6 Kansas

I am unable to find a way to delete the "to" from into word in the last step of level 6. The phrase that said "I think we aren't in kansas...". Someone can help me?
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Stuck on level 8 of VIM Adventures

I'm stuck on the "Here's an easy game to play" puzzle. I feel like I need either the n or # keys, but all I have are: Help please! Did I miss getting n somehwere?
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Vim with the c command

I'm stuck on the last exercise of the level 14 in Vim-Adventures. According to the following picture, could anyone be able to tell me what I have to do here? Which command do I have to use (c,y,a,d or ...
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Vim-Adventure at level 12

I'm trying to finish the level 12 in Vim-Adventures, but it is a little bit hard so far. I tried to insert text (purple text) with i, a and o, but it didn't work. I wanted to paste the text, but I ...
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Vim-Adventures in level 7

In Vim-Adventures, I'm trying to delete several lines in the same time, but I don't even know how to to that. In the following video, they use d% to remove this line, but it doesn't work for me. ...
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How do I get the 2nd key in the level 5?

I think I will be a word puzzle on the place just before the second chest but cannot sort it out. Thanks for any help.
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Level 6 Part 1 Help

I'm at the first part of level 6 (the first character countdown): And I only have WwEeBb: I can't for the life of me figure out how to get to the red section in 7 keystrokes (saving 2 for dW to ...
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How to get to the treasure chest at level 1?

I must be stupid, I can't get around the rocks to get to the chest in level one. But somehow I managed to get to level 2...
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Stuck on lvl 3, VIM Adventures (first maze)

After I get the "x", I don't know what to do in the first maze, if I use "b", I just receive this message: Really don't know what to do =s (and "x", "w" and "e" don't work either) Thanks
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How to get the 'o' button?

Hi guys I'm lost in level 11. I've searched both the Sky buffer and the ground buffer, and can't go any further. This is the position on ground where I'm stuck: This is the position on sky where I'm ...
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I am stuck on level 7 :Removing x's from the sentence

I am stuck on a puzzle on level 7 where the player needs to remove the x's from the sentence. fx will find forward, t will go txill, ; wixll repeat them, , rexverse the dexal " I only have 12 key ...
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Level 9 PI vim adventures pi puzzle

How do i solve it? I have been stuck for a while there now. Hints are more preffered than answers btw. Thank you in advance.
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Where is the G key in VIM Adventures?

I just finished the: if ( practice ) { perfect; } puzzle and it mentions an alternate solution using the G key, which I don't have yet. Where do I find it?
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Vim Adventures- Level 7 - Stuck on: What's in a name

This game is great, but I'm stuck on the What's in a name poem, and I don't want to give it away with my question, but I really need some help: What's in a na[m]e? That which we call a rose ...
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Where is the # key in Vim Adventures?

I'm at the space abyss where bugs ate a hole in the universe and the tip is to use * and #, but I can't find #.
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How do you jump across the water in level 1?

I am just starting to mess with vim adventures and have come to the water. I cannot figure out how to jump it. So far I have passed the treasure chest because I read that you need something from ...
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What am I supposed to do with Level 4 in Vim Adventures?

I acquired the candle and went back to the location where I was supposed to. Then I was asked something like "help us: it's our darkest hour." So, I am not sure what I am supposed to do next. Any ...
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VIM Adenture Level 9 question

I am stuck at the Level 9 "Hai can has studio" puzzle being on BI[CG][GK]ER with 3 strokes left. Would love to have 'R' (ie. replace mode) but I don't have it. Did I miss it somewhere in the older ...
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How to pass Level 6 “function doInigo” in vim-adventures?

Problem In vim-adventures, I've almost finished level 6 but I didn't find how to resolve the puzzle function doInigo(). I tried this maybe 100 times and for the moment I miss it for one keystroke. ...
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Level 12 isOver

Need some help here: How to replace the word bored with the context of the buffer? I can't diw because then I won't have place to stand on. I can ciw but then I can't paste directly from the buffer ...
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Where can I find 'g' in level 7?

I can't seem to find the g button in the emptyStr. Am I missing something obvious? I reached the end of the level already but the girl says that I need to go back and find g.
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How do you complete level 11?

I am stuck at the end of level 11: 1) How to delete the "you deleted reality" in 6 key stokes? 2) Where do I find the Red key for the underground?
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Level 9: 8 key presses to go

It is a puzzle! I would like to go form f to S as the picture order in 8 key presses. The keyboard I can use is Now I can go to u with two key presses left as How should I do? Thanks for your ...
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How reach the keybox in level 8?

I am stuck on level 8: I would like to arrive at the key-box (I already have key.) I guess I need } but I don't have this key yet, where is it if I need this? My keyboard is as following Any idea?...
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Bottles of beer in level 10

I'm stuck on a 15-keystroke puzzle in Level 10: My register contain: My keyboard of available VIM commands is: I'm concerned I made this puzzle impossible by doing other puzzles in between: I come ...
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Stuck on last puzzle of level 7

The puzzle, with two moves to solve, is: My keyboard is: The nature of the puzzle dictates I get to the second ( in a single move so that I can expend my last one moving up. (For those familiar with ...
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Stuck on level 7 “if (practice) {” section

I'm stuck on the following section of level 7: if (practice) { perfect; } Any suggestions would be appreciated. I believe I have all of the keys that I should have, but I can't figure it out :(
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Tweedle battle in level 10

I am stuck on this: And these are the keys I have available:
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Lolcode puzzle in level 9

I'm stuck on the following. Is there a more effective way to delete the code block besides what I've been doing which is "d4j" from the top line?
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Get to the space character in level 9

How do I (using vi commands) get to a space character that is not on the same line as I am on? I need to get to the space character that is marked by the red "2" in one key sequence.
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How does one defeat the three small bug minions underground in Level 14?

I've already defeated the Big Bug. I see the hint that the small bugs disguised as cursors are vulnerable to the three words "Charity", "Uganda", and "Bram". I think I have all keys available, I've ...
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Vim adventures level 8 shoot for the moon puzzle

I'm a little stuck on level 8 of vim adventures with the shoot the moon puzzle. I've removed the bottom 3 lines with dG and also done a replace at the top. what I'm left with is "shoot for the moon, ...
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Stuck with the “S”-Bug in the LeChuck Text in level 12

I am stuck with the "S"-Bug in the LeChuck Text. Obviously I should delete the whole text above the capital letter "T" for example by pressing "dgg", leaving just: Then things really got ugly. But ...
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level 12: how to get rid of bugs s and i?

I managed to "tame" them by pressing S and I, but I can't get rid of them. Thus, they are blocking deletion and further progress... Can you give me a hint?
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Stuck on deleting 3 lines “shoot for the moon” in level 8

Trying to pass level 8 and am stuck on the "shoot for the moon" puzzle where you have to delete three lines at once.
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How do I get out of the rocks around the chest in the maze?

I can get to where the chest is at the beginning, surrounded by rocks, but I can't get back out. I need capital W, I think. Could somebody tell me where to get it?
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How do I pass the level 7 “will find forward” puzzle?

The objective is to delete all the red outlined characters. It allows only 12 key presses and you enter from the bridge above (on either n, d or the space after "find)". Leaving the puzzle resets it. ...
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How do you pass level 3?

I am playing a web based game called VIM Adventures but I am getting stuck on level 3. I get stuck in the infinite loop maze: How do you pass level 3 in VIM Adventures?