Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: 32
  • Position: #5708 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1173 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2845 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1208 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #578 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #513 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2402 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 4
Adam's challenge - 916 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #227 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 798 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #198 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 2
Nesting SASS - 255 entries

Move a block inside another block and indent it

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #86 / 89
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1973 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 61
  • Position: #1163 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3156 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3092 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3537 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2453 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 2
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