Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26861 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 28
NATO phonetic alphabet - 407 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 12
Words in parens - 11380 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6259 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 16
Just the middle - 9695 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9734 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 12742 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
comments galore - 910 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
Sam Stites
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Node.js developer, Venture for America Fellow, Improviser, Juggler. Programmer of data tech.

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