Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Played Challenges

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: 33
  • Position: #5919 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #673 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3395 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2766 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #505 / 620
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7448 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #1841 / 2019
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paragraph breaks - 477 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #133 / 158
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4155 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1094 / 1161
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3911 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3456 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2861 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11431 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #2840 / 3357
  • Number of attempts: 2
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