Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3039 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3827 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values inside brackets - 2213 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
add line and index - 46 entries

a missed line and index names need to be added

  • Best score: 44
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 3
Com(m)a Trouble - 2914 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Quote modules (ver.2) - 112 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 590 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30778 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: 5
Bad Copy Syntax - 1673 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1541 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 746 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 8560 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4230 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 16909 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12152 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10565 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14703 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 6585 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Aliases for cd - 553 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 10
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