Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

That hyphen - 2326 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5022 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 2813 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 13768 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11806 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4255 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10898 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1643 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9976 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
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