Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: 25
  • Position: #3202 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3131 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 4
multiple cursor alternative - 1447 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: 36
  • Position: #346 / 369
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #669 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1003 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #1114 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7537 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1028 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #646 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1191 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #821 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1566 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 2
Chris Kirkland
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Software Engineer for the GitHub, Math Nerd, Barbershop Enthusiast, Husband, and Dad

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