Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Split line with dots - 1826 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24959 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 12725 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 10388 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4302 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 3912 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9173 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9489 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3516 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2000 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
quotes inside quotes - 2778 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11733 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Kenny Lau
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我曉講廣東話, 我會講普通話, 日本語がわかる, I speak English, je parle français y hablo español :)

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