Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32963 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: 28
  • Position: #4339 / 7277
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1058 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2702 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #860 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #847 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 761 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #98 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2840 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1302 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #178 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 1
Join 'em - 229 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #124 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 713 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #150 / 349
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #847 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 1
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