Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32903 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: #423 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1010 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2029 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 1
comments galore - 970 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #14 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3099 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #589 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 698 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #95 / 259
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3047 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3435 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2367 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #521 / 716
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1361 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11619 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1939 / 3408
  • Number of attempts: 4
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