Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 24959 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: 5
From A to B - 493 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 12725 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap values - 3516 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 486 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Align commas - 833 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9489 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9173 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment, increment, increment.... - 488 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 11733 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Tom Harada
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Bernhard Riemann's hype man y'all. AKA D.J. T.H.O.M.A.S.

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