Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: #3413 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #3474 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 2103 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #370 / 623
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3387 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #880 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paragraph sort - 416 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #115 / 120
  • Number of attempts: 6
Generate a list of numbers - 276 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 53
  • Position: #130 / 131
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3075 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2827 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 3
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