Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

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: 33
  • Position: #5945 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4482 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #1167 / 1245
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2759 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2512 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #685 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3604 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5449 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #1106 / 1231
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7563 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #1909 / 2054
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3900 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 1
learn vim in short time - 220 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #20 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3125 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1094 / 1114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 966 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #341 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 710 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #255 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10555 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 161
  • Position: #3642 / 3642
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #3833 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 1
Juampy NR
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