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Simple, Practical, and Common

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.

Start file
*temp var1 0
*temp var2 "hi"
*temp var3 -1
*temp var4 42
*temp var5 "asdf"
*temp var6 0

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.
End file
*temp var1 0
*temp var2 "hi"
*temp var3 -1
*temp var4 42
*temp var5 "asdf"
*temp var6 0
*temp var7 11

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."

New text.

This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

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6a7
> *temp var7 11
8a10,11
> 
> New text.

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#6287 Yushia Sou / @yuessiah - Score: 427 - 05/08/19 @ 16:47
VG<C-P><Esc><Esc>kkkkkkkkkkkVjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjxi<50-53>*temp var1 0<CR>*temp var2 "hi"<CR>*temp var3 -1<CR>*temp var4 42<CR>*temp var5 "asdf"<CR>*temp var6 0<CR>*temp var7 11<CR><CR>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."<CR><CR>New text.<CR><CR>This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.<Esc>[201~jk<BS><BS><Esc> kk:wq<BS><BS>q<BS>wq<CR>

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