Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Align commas - 929 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29867 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5108 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11020 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10091 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4341 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6869 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1626 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10338 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 7
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