Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4615 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1831 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2710 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #671 / 806
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10466 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #769 / 2965
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3307 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #641 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7651 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #1537 / 1828
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1261 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #200 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #158 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 1
Join 'em - 215 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #18 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reorder the groups - 1088 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #213 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3679 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11431 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1687 / 3357
  • Number of attempts: 5
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