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: 26
  • Position: #3553 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 6
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #102 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #551 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #644 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #795 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 761 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #209 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1213 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 7
One to Ten - 2095 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
  • Position: #412 / 642
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3278 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 1
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