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

Simple text editing with Vim - 10821 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 61
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1946 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28193 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: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
ASCII box - 300 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Happy TvvO - 364 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4220 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11674 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 9947 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3954 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 6502 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 223 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13450 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 15167 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Nicola Coretti
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if you can't do it slow you can't do it fast

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