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: 33
  • Position: #6015 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2127 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 8
V to the i - 4641 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #553 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 7
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #608 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2596 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #937 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3823 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2262 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3544 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6033 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 86
  • Position: #1465 / 1486
  • Number of attempts: 1
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