Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #1327 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2113 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #1565 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1857 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #840 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #902 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 2
Restore order to the alphabet - 162 entries

The numbers are OK. The letters are wonky.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #38 / 61
  • Number of attempts: 1
From A to B - 533 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #86 / 149
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4149 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #22 / 1160
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1332 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1989 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #554 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2235 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 1
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