Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33379 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
  • Position: #242 / 7363
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2556 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #331 / 695
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5587 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #424 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7797 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #685 / 2099
  • Number of attempts: 5
comments galore - 998 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #29 / 418
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4264 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #144 / 1186
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1260 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3176 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #327 / 1129
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #861 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12854 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #625 / 3945
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 5031 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #384 / 1735
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 12276 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1452 / 3578
  • Number of attempts: 1
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