Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Split line with dots - 2007 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29770 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 5
From A to B - 524 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16220 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add semicolons - 7674 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2444 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 2522 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4155 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
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