Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

One number per line - 17680 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32034 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: 7
Collect List - 4068 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
increment by column in XML - 143 entries

modify an arbitrary "column" in an xml table by incrementing a an arbitrary placeholder string

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10897 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 932 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 3008 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4526 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1884 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1062 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12450 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4806 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
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