Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: 31
  • Position: #5569 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1134 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3035 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1974 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3781 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1869 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #335 / 463
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2664 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 2
Pat Haggerty
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