Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

One to Ten - 1293 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26839 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
Box it - 4263 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 12736 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 4387 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2179 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 1757 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9728 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 2104 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reorder the groups - 697 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1994 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9687 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
ninja substitution - 780 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 11376 entries

We should all ace this, right?

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