Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #383 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #534 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 4
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #283 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #604 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 4
underscore_to_camelCase - 148 entries

Pointy haired boss decided we need to switch to camelCase. Let's get this over with.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #10 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7520 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1181 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirrored text - 162 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #39 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2465 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2892 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2574 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 6
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