Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Simple text editing with Vim - 10897 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5014 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 15558 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4019 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Combines all items - 250 entries

For each line that starts with the same number I want to combine its contents

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2813 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2387 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9964 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28817 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: 2
Collect List - 3789 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2909 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: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 13734 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10097 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11797 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aurélien Hervé
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