Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: 35
  • Position: #6479 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5800 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #1340 / 1427
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18269 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #3666 / 3766
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10449 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #2798 / 2959
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2075 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 69
  • Position: #611 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #1698 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 216
  • Position: #4096 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 1
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