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

Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29844 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
I forgot quotes - 14296 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 16287 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Every other line - 2490 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11015 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: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 2136 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Trey Deitch
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