Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 21829 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: 2
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 10438 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 1854 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 8608 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10474 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1716 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 3609 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 677 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3230 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
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