Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 33420 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: #229 / 7375
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11367 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #498 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7813 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1172 / 2106
  • Number of attempts: 1
comments galore - 1015 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #7 / 420
  • Number of attempts: 2
lipsum lines - 254 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #42 / 92
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4266 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #704 / 1187
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15935 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #310 / 4163
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10637 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2068 / 3671
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12863 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1495 / 3948
  • Number of attempts: 2
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