Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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
  • Position: #247 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 9
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #306 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2500 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #100 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #515 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make HTML List - 987 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #62 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 14
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #10 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 8
Vice versa - 7537 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #109 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 6
lipsum lines - 247 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #4 / 89
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #143 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #318 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 3122 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #138 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #866 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #615 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #391 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6033 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #130 / 1486
  • Number of attempts: 11
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