Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32910 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: #1484 / 7271
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18378 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #881 / 3788
  • Number of attempts: 8
multiple cursor alternative - 1447 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #337 / 369
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #23 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 8
Preferably without multi-cursor plugin - 476 entries

Originally asked as question on reddit by kpthunder: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/9fvsro/what_is_the_most_efficient_way_to_go_about/

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #37 / 116
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1155 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1777 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #186 / 570
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7522 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #406 / 2044
  • Number of attempts: 7
Array transposition - 2312 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #4 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 17
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #791 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1313 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #912 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 11637 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1636 / 3413
  • Number of attempts: 4
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