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Cell phones solved the vim problem.

Now when people get stuck in vim they can use their phones to Google or even call for help.

Progress!

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True story:

At my first real internet-related job (admin/support at an ISP), over 20 years ago, I got an urgent page from a client.

I called them back to see how I could help.

Their problem: they were stuck on the Internet.

I don't remember my proposed solution, I think I tactfully suggested turning the computer off and on again.

(It took a lot of empathy to figure out what they meant: a screen spammed with popup ads. Probably from dodgy pron. I learned more from that call than they did!)

@HerraBRE While cell phones help with the exiting-Vim issue, the phones get in the way of the exiting-Emacs problem โ€” as you need all three hands free to type the key combos.