Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33385 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: 32
  • Position: #5816 / 7364
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4543 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #220 / 1257
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18616 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1454 / 3842
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4751 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #563 / 1879
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2886 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #341 / 700
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array propagate - 319 entries

Complete the array with the keys as part of the value

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #10 / 115
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2556 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #242 / 695
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11360 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2613 / 4164
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1805 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #425 / 581
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5587 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #106 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 11
Vice versa - 7803 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1068 / 2100
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array transposition - 2378 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #322 / 443
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2209 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1243 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12858 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2413 / 3946
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse Simple Deletion - 832 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #332 / 454
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 12286 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1626 / 3581
  • Number of attempts: 5
Marcos Almeida
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