Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: #2263 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #653 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 4
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 592 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #255 / 357
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #71 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 9
Learn some german verbs - 504 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
  • Position: #45 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 8
readability - 306 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #77 / 145
  • Number of attempts: 4
Not enough Ps - 65 entries

Different type of code

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #24 / 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1107 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #71 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 6
Exchanging Quotes - 791 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #195 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 2
Almost encrypted - 182 entries

Convert the first paragraph to be even less readable.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #116 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 2
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