Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: 24
  • Position: #2960 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18269 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2174 / 3766
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10450 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #841 / 2960
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7640 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #838 / 1825
  • Number of attempts: 6
html paragraph to table - 583 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 127
  • Position: #119 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2801 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1755 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #497 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2063 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: 22
  • Position: #552 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2245 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 2
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