Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: 24
  • Position: #2948 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2164 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4641 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1200 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap the operands under comparison - 258 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #55 / 93
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #458 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2346 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 235 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #54 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #885 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirror Symmetry - 781 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #207 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 962 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #255 / 342
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2145 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1511 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 2
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