Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 23
  • Position: #2458 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 4596 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #203 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1783 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7416 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #596 / 2011
  • Number of attempts: 4
camel riding - 734 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #21 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 5
readability - 298 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #42 / 143
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fix the XML - 934 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #17 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line 'em up! - 347 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #9 / 102
  • Number of attempts: 4
Shuffled numbers - 203 entries

Each number is paired with the number it should follow. That's enough information to put them in order.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #53 / 85
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #200 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 9
Subtraction - 155 entries

Solve the equations.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #37 / 56
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2814 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 3
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