Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

simple format - 2348 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 51
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 1794 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 3
Preferably without multi-cursor plugin - 261 entries

Originally asked as question on reddit by kpthunder: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/9fvsro/what_is_the_most_efficient_way_to_go_about/

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 5788 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10275 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 23967 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: 42
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 3399 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 620 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 3413 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
Com(m)a Trouble - 1261 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 53
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 3797 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10831 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 8968 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1325 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 151
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 1983 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9368 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 11342 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 12107 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1456 entries

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

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1029 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple format (2) - 220 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 4
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