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: 24
  • Position: #2853 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1644 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 10
V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #1643 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2787 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #377 / 678
  • Number of attempts: 5
Copy three lines - 2755 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #303 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2378 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5405 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #650 / 1220
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1523 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 1
Order and join - 853 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #163 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4149 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #939 / 1160
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1543 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #396 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #559 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 9
-a-b-c- - 3081 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #636 / 1100
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1112 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #750 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5835 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 61
  • Position: #1361 / 1442
  • Number of attempts: 1
Pratik Prasad
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technologist, coffee fanatic, rap-lover || building @helloeave, formerly @deltanalytics/@twitter/@tellapart || tweets are my own

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