Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 23301 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: 17
One number per line - 11729 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 15
Words in parens - 10723 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Every other line - 1985 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 19
Just the middle - 8843 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9324 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 8
Vice versa - 5703 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values - 3361 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
That hyphen - 2037 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 11130 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 20
Karl Lundquist
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PhD in physics working on protein simulations at @GeorgiaTech

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