Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: #1705 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap values - 4390 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #909 / 1230
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1440 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 8
Split line with dots - 2075 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #428 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2773 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #339 / 676
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #278 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2464 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #250 / 674
  • Number of attempts: 4
One to Ten - 2055 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: #423 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Build a six - 264 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #28 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 2234 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #223 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4146 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #585 / 1159
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 870 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #491 / 581
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11354 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1908 / 3335
  • Number of attempts: 1
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