Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Basic renumbering - 4380 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 5619 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 1937 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 11377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 10
quotes inside quotes - 2684 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3313 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2474 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10641 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 8769 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 1861 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9280 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
That hyphen - 1992 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 22725 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: 8
Collect List - 3303 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Order and join - 717 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 3689 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 - 10129 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Combines all items - 231 entries

For each line that starts with the same number I want to combine its contents

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 685 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 10854 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
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