Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple format (2) - 253 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 1738 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 10678 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1994 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 14188 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Number Sort - 249 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2104 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4110 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11374 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9685 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26822 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
  • Number of attempts: 12
Collect List - 3613 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
convert yml into java pojo field - 717 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1507 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3763 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Preferably without multi-cursor plugin - 326 entries

Originally asked as question on reddit by kpthunder: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/9fvsro/what_is_the_most_efficient_way_to_go_about/

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6247 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4829 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 12726 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 10
Adam's challenge - 832 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9728 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1757 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
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