Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Winning streak - 105 entries

Make the number on each line equal the consecutive L's or W's.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 5
ASCII box - 295 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
The holy-grail may help - 301 entries

Can you find it in less than 20 strokes, Arthur?

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4769 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
-a-b-c- - 2676 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Search and Replace 0 - 4191 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
That hyphen - 2236 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 6174 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 11284 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9554 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5551 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9670 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4057 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10610 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
The Cake is a Lie - 1136 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Happy TvvO - 356 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
A Simple One - 849 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12493 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
The name of the game - 587 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
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