Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 25408 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
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 6001 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 11997 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9560 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10474 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9346 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11120 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Array transposition - 1638 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 12
One number per line - 13102 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values - 3589 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Team names - 1477 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
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