Emacs: yank a line multiple times from the kill ring

Yanking a some text from the kill ring multiple times

Today I needed to copy a line multiple times in emacs. I needed 8 copies, but how to do that in emacs short of pressing C-y to yank 8 times? My initial guess was to try C-u 8 C-y but that yanks the 8th item from the kill ring. Fuco on #emacs supplied the awesome… Continue reading Emacs: yank a line multiple times from the kill ring