Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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
  • Position: #1742 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #70 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 10
ninja substitution - 1261 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #6 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 11
Simple format (2) - 306 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #62 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 1
Not enough Ps - 65 entries

Different type of code

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #21 / 34
  • Number of attempts: 4
Chucking wood - 80 entries

An exercise in compressing repetitive text. For this challenge, any entry that uses keys outside the main row (such as arrow keys, Home, End, Delete, etc.) will be removed. (Esc is OK, though you should be using C-[ anyway.)

  • Best score: 51
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #3 / 38
  • Number of attempts: 6
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