Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Copy three lines - 2217 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26339 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: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 12
Box it - 3966 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 11
Add semicolons - 3657 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2035 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 1193 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: 2
V to the i - 4057 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 10610 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9554 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11284 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12483 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3701 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 13841 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
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