Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Just the middle - 10815 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15119 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 11
Simple text editing with Vim - 11191 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12372 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Split line with dots - 2043 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1375 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 17456 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 11
Copy three lines - 2613 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31659 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
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values - 4287 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5262 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 14
Learn some german verbs - 437 entries

The list needs to be structured so we can print in verbatim and feel ok about how it looks.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
Team names - 1699 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
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