Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32773 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: #229 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #498 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7461 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1134 / 2022
  • Number of attempts: 1
comments galore - 962 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #7 / 407
  • Number of attempts: 2
lipsum lines - 245 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #41 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4155 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #687 / 1161
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #310 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2041 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1471 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 2
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