Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Change name of a variable - 152 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4411 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5714 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 11
Capitalize the Names - 139 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 1425 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14971 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Turn the x - 78 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31281 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 8981 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
xrandr outputs and dashes - 375 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python: Def to Lambda - 78 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3165 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
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