Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Words in parens - 11277 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26319 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 13796 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12465 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9547 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9663 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 3619 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
Box it - 3941 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 726 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Doug Chan
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