Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 2783 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple format - 2756 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24805 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: 15
I forgot quotes - 11698 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1536 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9164 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1445 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 6
move titles next to url, in quotes - 265 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9473 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 892 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: 9
Delete to the end of the current line - 446 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1609 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 12650 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 8
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