Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 3835 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26150 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: 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13706 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1987 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 12364 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 11
One to Ten - 1160 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3575 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 477 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 1704 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11260 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
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