Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 33385 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: 29
  • Position: #4845 / 7364
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10792 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1772 / 3044
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7827 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #860 / 1864
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11360 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2965 / 4164
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2596 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12858 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3720 / 3946
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 12286 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3123 / 3581
  • Number of attempts: 2
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