Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 661 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7276 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 1948 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
Put the months in order - 817 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2623 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 17704 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7234 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32075 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: 5
I forgot quotes - 15283 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12475 entries

We should all ace this, right?

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