Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 23967 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 3413 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 8
Vice versa - 5788 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 11342 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9368 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Align commas - 820 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4508 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
Just the middle - 8968 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 10831 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Split line with dots - 1794 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 12107 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
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