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Here's one (I guess). I do use vim for quick edits, but if I want to do some serious editing, there's no question about the fact that emacs is the way to go. While this obviously falls into the religious war category, I'd really suggest you vi people give emacs a serious look. Yes, things are done differently, but the fact that you can "easily" extend emacs to do things that you want is a huge win.
Glory to Emacs for ever and ever! There is none more powerful!
Apply Greenspun's rule to text editing: "Any sufficiently complicated vi implementation contains an ad-hoc, informally-specified bug-ridden slow implementation of half of Emacs."
Remember the Number of the Beast is: vi vi vi
But seriously, vi is great for quick edits, but contrasted to the raw power and flexibility that Emacs offers (I read email / Usenet / RSS in it for crying out loud) there's just no comparison. Emacs Lisp gives you much more power than any other editor programming system. It may take a long time to fully grasp that power, but it's there ... waiting ... biding its time in the quiet places of the world ...
When I started with Linux I flipped a coin. Which editor? It became Emacs. Only later did I come to appreciate what an awesome editor vi is (too). But the vote goes to my workhorse: joe. Emacs and vi will win enough votes anyway.