Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5464 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 2957 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alsa configuration - 459 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 5791 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4244 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 3800 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 3399 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24026 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: 2
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9373 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 8977 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 10843 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2726 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
From A to B - 487 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2530 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
comments galore - 896 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10277 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 11370 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 1794 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 4508 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
Extract argument from function - 1987 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Scrambled numbers - 715 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1338 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Align commas - 820 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 12150 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2125 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
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