Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

One number per line - 11719 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 1211 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4446 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple format - 1994 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2691 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5698 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 603 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 23279 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Collect List - 3354 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
move titles next to url, in quotes - 213 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9319 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1085 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 8840 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10716 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 11130 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 351 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1321 entries

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

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line 'em up! - 275 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2491 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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