Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 21829 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: 2
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 6
simple format - 1144 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 10887 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 8
Vice versa - 5485 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 9
unknown command - 73 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 10438 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9174 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 995 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 13
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1020 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Santa's naughty / nice list - 41 entries

Christmas is here and Santa hasn't decided who's naughty or nice yet. He's given a list of names to his programmer friend to quickly split the children into naughty and nice. Hint: There's a hidden pattern that might be familiar.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 58
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1270 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 10011 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 8608 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 10474 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
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