Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 24813 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: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1826 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1445 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 11699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 12650 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4091 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 892 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 2567 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
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