Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: 23
  • Position: #2485 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 4
Split line with dots - 2111 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #200 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #178 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 2
Land of the Lost - 76 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #5 / 29
  • Number of attempts: 4
Interleave lines - 143 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #13 / 56
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1506 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1233 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 8
Rohan Orton
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