Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3622 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 833 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5702 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10286 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7592 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 12
One number per line - 18189 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32648 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11070 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15627 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4591 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

Count to 100 in word form - 2 entries

Write all the numbers from 1 to 100, using their word forms rather than the digit form. Most of the parts you will need are included in the input file. Use hyphens when appropriate.

Generate a very basic Python constructor - 38 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

Caleb Biddulph
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entered into 10 challenges

contributed 2 challenges