Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 24959 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: 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11733 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Align commas - 833 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9173 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9489 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 3912 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3516 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Josh Greenwood
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I make computers do stuff. Fitness, Mt. Dew, software(ruby/js/clojure), finance, ΣΦΕ. Work: @testdouble Past: @redeapp, @Square, @appriss

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