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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: 23
  • Position: #2492 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 8
html paragraph to table - 583 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 72
  • Position: #95 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2325 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1515 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1077 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 5
quotes inside quotes - 2996 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #450 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3215 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4866 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #452 / 1690
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2264 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 2
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