Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 25746 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2136 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13418 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3628 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12173 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Append semicolon after expressions - 869 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 3977 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1865 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11183 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2637 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wrap text in quotes - 289 entries

All the blocks of text should be wrapped in quotation marks.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6071 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1761 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
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