Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: #4429 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4602 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #907 / 1840
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2464 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #285 / 674
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11079 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #172 / 4090
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #824 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #880 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1543 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #289 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1492 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 4
learn vim in short time - 212 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #38 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 1
vim1001 - 253 entries

change number 1001 into a "vim1001 sequence". (My first challenge, hope it is not too bad... )

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #38 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 2
Gray area - 674 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #46 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1952 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1407 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 2
Karol Katerżawa
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Software developer, programming enthusiast, futsal freak, Halo maniac. Play hard, have fun ;)

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