Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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simple format - 1682 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple format (2) - 164 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 22646 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 904 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Santa's naughty / nice list - 52 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: 43
  • Number of attempts: 5
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 300 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1230 entries

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

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 11359 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 18
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