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Simple, Practical, and Common - 24475 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
  • Number of attempts: 9
Box it - 2398 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
ninja substitution - 424 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 10940 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Join 'em - 95 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
Around the clock - 81 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 753 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 11590 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 12
One to Ten - 849 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9440 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Eirik Furuseth
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Heisann, heter Eirik jobber hos @mywebmedia og jobber med @mittnett

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