Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Just the middle - 9977 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 13476 entries


  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 15236 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28319 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: 19
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hello ${world} - 253 entries

Migrate a JavaScript String from concatenation to ES6 interpolation.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rahul Gupta 🎹

Software engineer, speed cuber, pianist. Into JS, web performance, UI, Vim, clean code.

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