Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: 27
  • Position: #3882 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1840 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #651 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #201 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7640 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #826 / 1825
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 744 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #176 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1240 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1254 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #19 / 240
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1381 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 5
throw away
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