Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26754 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: 32
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 4204 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 2090 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 14126 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 6242 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2834 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2167 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9715 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9664 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11368 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10668 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3747 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
Team names - 1507 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
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