Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26721 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: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 14098 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4437 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1975 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11363 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4095 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 3747 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2833 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12685 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
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