Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: 35
  • Position: #6472 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #513 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 11
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2763 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #130 / 818
  • Number of attempts: 7
Com(m)a Trouble - 3438 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #686 / 768
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 761 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #26 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 10
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 711 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #21 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1224 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 4
ninja substitution - 1302 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #9 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 9
One to Ten - 2113 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #95 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #857 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 12
-a-b-c- - 3125 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #379 / 1114
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #965 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 5
switch variable - 4963 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #550 / 1712
  • Number of attempts: 7
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 437 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #211 / 224
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get rid of html tags - 348 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #108 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 4
Change the content of a string - 1364 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #181 / 525
  • Number of attempts: 4
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