Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: #778 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap values - 4390 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #188 / 1230
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2797 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2773 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #158 / 676
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #813 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 2
Missing Library and a Typo - 815 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #11 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 7
Adam's challenge - 903 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #46 / 251
  • Number of attempts: 5
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 789 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
  • Position: #39 / 267
  • Number of attempts: 4
Combines all items - 263 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #32 / 120
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7414 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #246 / 2011
  • Number of attempts: 4
Array transposition - 2234 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #59 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #523 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1074 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #725 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 6
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