Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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HS Final exam vimgolf - 501 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 55
  • Position: #124 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 1
Easy modification of ssh config - 135 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 69
  • Position: #42 / 42
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 36
  • Position: #6630 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1371 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2409 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2751 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #584 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 1
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