Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #793 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3276 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 3
Condensed Cases - 735 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: 24
  • Position: #215 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1576 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 4
Change name of a variable - 154 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #43 / 122
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #280 / 415
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2996 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #990 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #577 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 1
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