Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: 31
  • Position: #5513 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18394 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #3760 / 3792
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #637 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 8
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #563 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4676 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #983 / 1549
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2500 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #601 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #2008 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #4023 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 3030 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #1040 / 1045
  • Number of attempts: 1
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