Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #1728 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #510 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #122 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #168 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #60 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 10
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 710 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #18 / 166
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 2093 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: 12
  • Position: #90 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1385 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
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