Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4639 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #122 / 1856
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2498 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #33 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1563 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #303 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 9
Condensed Cases - 752 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #5 / 230
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #22 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1896 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #452 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 5
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