Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Space out the alphabet - 1436 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1314 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27810 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: 9
Search and Replace 0 - 4292 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2142 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 14870 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2307 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
Basic renumbering - 4893 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 5682 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 511 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 553 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4483 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4194 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2336 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
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