Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 28905 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: 42
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9975 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
quotes inside quotes - 2909 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: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4391 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Winning streak - 105 entries

Make the number on each line equal the consecutive L's or W's.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 2
Peter Flockhart
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President of The Peter Flockhart University of Miscellaneous Arts. Co-Founder of Phloquehart & Flokkheart Inc./Co./Ltd.

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