Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 4236 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 11
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26800 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: 7
Cool or not? - 546 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1021 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
ninja substitution - 757 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 4310 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
One to Ten - 1278 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: 5
Words in parens - 11370 entries

We should all ace this, right?

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