Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: 23
  • Position: #2683 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5800 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #129 / 1427
  • Number of attempts: 5
Quote modules - 981 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #79 / 250
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10449 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1367 / 2959
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7637 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #515 / 1824
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4575 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1087 / 1515
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #17 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #206 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 5
switch variable - 4865 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1075 / 1689
  • Number of attempts: 2
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