Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: 24
  • Position: #2933 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #3655 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #127 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2680 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7537 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1312 / 2049
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1297 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3266 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1624 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 6
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