Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32743 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: #2094 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #64 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18223 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #621 / 3759
  • Number of attempts: 11
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #13 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #453 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #302 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11078 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2981 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #998 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 7
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