Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: 27
  • Position: #3676 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1999 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7568 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #856 / 2055
  • Number of attempts: 7
comments galore - 970 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #30 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirror Symmetry - 785 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #193 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2041 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #3820 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 1
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