Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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: 22
  • Position: #772 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1391 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 2
multiple cursor alternative - 1488 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #352 / 378
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2902 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #465 / 702
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2351 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 2
Combines all items - 307 entries

For each line that starts with the same number I want to combine its contents

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #25 / 139
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7865 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #910 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1070 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 2
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