Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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That hyphen - 2389 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30362 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries


  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
-a-b-c- - 2886 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bobby Showalter

Husband. Father. Designer @orangedaisyco. I blog at Tweets are my own.

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