Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 33343 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: 28
  • Position: #4109 / 7356
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18611 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #10 / 3840
  • Number of attempts: 10
Just the middle - 11345 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #607 / 4159
  • Number of attempts: 2
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 936 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #26 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 9
Align commas - 1049 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #9 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 10
Generate a list of numbers - 283 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #9 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 4
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