Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 25335 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Make Fancy Header - 915 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11960 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10464 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 9333 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9549 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4322 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 3581 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
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