Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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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: 22
  • Position: #1443 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #997 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1997 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 2417 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #401 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4615 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #426 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 2081 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #411 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #710 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #440 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #450 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 3081 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #340 / 1100
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mess in revision history - 1117 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #162 / 239
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11431 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1483 / 3357
  • Number of attempts: 4
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