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Contribute to keyboard mashing - 572 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #138 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 3
Unsemantic linewrapping - 826 entries

[Inspired by a blog post I read: https://scott.mn/2014/02/21/semantic_linewrapping/. Text adapted.] Sometimes when editing a Markdown file, I wrap the lines semantically. Instead of inserting a newline at 70 columns (or whatever), or making paragraphs one long line, I put in newlines at a point that seems logical to me. This may seem silly, but it produces better diffs. Semantic linewrapping also makes editing snappier. I can delete, edit or insert sentences easily using linewise operations. Code-oriented text editors like Vim and [REDACTED] are really good at this kind of manipulation. Editing text that hasn't been wrapped semantically is a pain, though:

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #182 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #931 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3798 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 3
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