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

prepend * to every non-blank line - 4423 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10705 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14974 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Multiline to Single Line - 175 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12286 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31292 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8994 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3169 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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