Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #671 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 17
Swap values - 4401 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #114 / 1233
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #114 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 15
Every other line - 2787 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #116 / 678
  • Number of attempts: 19
That hyphen - 2467 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #142 / 675
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #745 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #715 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #478 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 20
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1026 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #695 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 6
Karl Lundquist
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PhD in physics working on protein simulations at @GeorgiaTech

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