Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 38
  • Position: #6760 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3070 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4615 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #1626 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2081 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #467 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4583 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #462 / 1518
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #703 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2804 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2626 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4868 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1364 / 1691
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5864 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #1037 / 1449
  • Number of attempts: 4
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