Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 21855 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: 9
One number per line - 10902 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 5494 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 8609 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9178 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1010 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 13
I forgot quotes - 10443 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
convert yml into java pojo field - 525 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 15
Swap the operands under comparison - 175 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 10478 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
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