Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 30262 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1479 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10428 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mirror Symmetry - 739 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14455 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap or reverse - 91 entries

Try to swap or reverse the line as needed.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Happy TvvO - 367 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10140 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Johan Adriaans
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