Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 24466 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 2296 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 845 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 12434 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11557 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment each number - 446 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
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