Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Vice versa - 5992 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4623 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4322 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 11
V to the i - 3952 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9549 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11106 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9333 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
comments galore - 906 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2610 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25335 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 7
Order and join - 756 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Gray area - 639 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2796 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: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 11960 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Jasbir Singh
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