Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Python Hello World! Reformatting - 837 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 58
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26210 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: 14
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 13753 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2003 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 4767 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 3535 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2826 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: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10594 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: 1
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