Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #1594 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 10
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #731 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1454 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #501 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #393 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4651 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #552 / 1541
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2738 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1777 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #203 / 570
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5428 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #285 / 1226
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7520 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1054 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 598 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #12 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2432 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11620 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1659 / 3409
  • Number of attempts: 2
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An engineer/physician working on animations and simulations for learning about medicine and the body

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