Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Fill visual area - 70 entries

Just have fun!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12694 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9715 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4102 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Land of the Lost - 60 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9658 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11363 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interleave lines - 125 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 887 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rail fence transposition cipher - 63 entries

Solve a rail fence transposition cipher using vim. This ciphertext was created using two rails. Use vim to transpose the text and recover the original quote.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2689 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Square numbers - 63 entries

Boring math puzzle.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
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