Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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multiple cursor alternative - 964 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
attr_aligner - 2847 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 14
Simple, Practical, and Common - 22206 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: 4
Collect List - 3246 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 1731 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2423 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 11132 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 10634 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5388 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9229 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4180 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 3653 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10065 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 8676 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 10552 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 3272 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 5552 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Every other line - 1905 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
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