Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

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: 33
  • Position: #5910 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #1157 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2736 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2467 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #675 / 675
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3568 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #1096 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7448 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #1884 / 2019
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3878 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 1
learn vim in short time - 212 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #20 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3081 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1080 / 1100
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 935 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #332 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 678 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #246 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 161
  • Position: #3629 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #3815 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
Juampy NR
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