Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #1069 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #300 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 6
multiple cursor alternative - 1427 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: 20
  • Position: #114 / 365
  • Number of attempts: 3
From argument to object - 1250 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #53 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #977 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #310 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 4
Array transposition - 2244 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #70 / 423
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #626 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1175 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #800 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 4
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