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: 29
  • Position: #4598 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #154 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #204 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 8
V to the i - 4641 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #1653 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2103 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #110 / 623
  • Number of attempts: 5
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #179 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 5
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #192 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2384 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #452 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 8
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 798 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #51 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #271 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #293 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #560 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1111 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #753 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 6
Jason Hooper 🇨🇦
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Computer programmer from Canada. Tweets reflect my own opinions and are mainly about science, human rights, and climate change issues in the news

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