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: #242 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2498 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #327 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5428 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #406 / 1226
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7519 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #661 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 5
comments galore - 970 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #29 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #144 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1244 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #323 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #861 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #616 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #384 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 14
  • Position: #1420 / 3408
  • Number of attempts: 1
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