Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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: 22
  • Position: #2014 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #316 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #631 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #334 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3556 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #376 / 1151
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3709 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #109 / 838
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7849 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #740 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3031 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7865 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #542 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1006 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 6
Mess in revision history - 1183 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #62 / 249
  • Number of attempts: 11
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1499 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1081 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 3
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1594 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #108 / 443
  • Number of attempts: 8
switch variable - 5045 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #602 / 1742
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 12481 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #628 / 3624
  • Number of attempts: 3
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