Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Before there was Farmville... - 91 entries

There was old MacDonald. For my toddler. The first Vim sing-a-long?

  • Best score: 156
  • Best player score: 222
  • 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 3835 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
move titles next to url, in quotes - 326 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 536 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1498 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12364 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 13706 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 9
Increment each number - 555 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1987 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4054 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10592 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 6132 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4187 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1842 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9529 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 692 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
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