Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 25725 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 13415 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 1865 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10540 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Paragraph sort - 325 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 3626 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3550 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
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