Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26149 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 13706 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1143 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
From argument to object - 1121 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12364 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9524 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple addition - 234 entries

The right side of the equation is already there. We just need the left one now.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 1704 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11260 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 3672 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
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