Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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
  • Position: #1501 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 14
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5959 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #167 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 12
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3154 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #657 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #537 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 9
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #23 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
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