Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32983 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: 23
  • Position: #2405 / 7282
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4482 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #784 / 1245
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10706 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1786 / 3012
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #870 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #260 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 7563 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1093 / 2054
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2113 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #636 / 645
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4190 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1005 / 1169
  • Number of attempts: 1
camel riding - 747 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #78 / 268
  • Number of attempts: 2
readability - 306 entries

Make the code readable by adding some spaces

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #106 / 145
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1536 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10555 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #709 / 3642
  • Number of attempts: 6
Tiny column alignment - 39 entries

Align using the four blocks, don't forget to lowercase and have fun!

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 210
  • Position: #18 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
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