Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 26211 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: 9
Box it - 3858 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 12407 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 3535 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2003 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9653 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10594 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: 4
Just the middle - 9539 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11265 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1850 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13756 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 11
Bad Copy Syntax - 821 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 9
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