Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 26789 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: 28
  • Number of attempts: 4
Increment each number - 593 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 4229 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 11
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2174 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9717 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9665 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1278 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 628 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 54
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 14139 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 5
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