Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 25720 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Com(m)a Trouble - 1848 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 438 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 13395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1791 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 485 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1872 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1094 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values inside brackets - 1629 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12156 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Michael Aquilina
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