Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Words in parens - 12053 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 558 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14449 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 10424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 3912 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2442 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 760 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30242 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
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2902 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 16544 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 8109 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1605 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1452 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 4
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