Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: #796 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #558 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #170 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values inside brackets - 2417 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #499 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2790 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #452 / 679
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #829 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7449 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #252 / 2020
  • Number of attempts: 6
convert yml into java pojo field - 801 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #7 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #532 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1083 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1538 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4877 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #462 / 1693
  • Number of attempts: 3
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