Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

One to Ten - 1945 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 692 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3275 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 765 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fun With The Diagonal - 91 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Free hyphen! - 135 entries

Just like "Inner hyphens", but I'm giving you a free hyphen to play with. Will your solution be any different?

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inner hyphens - 115 entries

Yet another hyphen challenge. Adding 5 hyphens to a file shouldn't be too hard.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
JS notation to Immutable.js notation - 151 entries

Now Immutable.js made its way into many frontends. This challenge consists of a typical refactoring that many of us are facing now.

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 53
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace and keep the case - 369 entries

Replace all instance of plugin and Plugin to device and Device.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
comments galore - 930 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
lipsum lines - 245 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add to end of each line... kinda - 280 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32022 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10897 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
learn vim in short time - 206 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change name of a variable - 153 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1884 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12447 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

lipsum lines - 245 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

Cory Knapp
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Vegan, Dog mom, oxford comma enthusiast, hashtag resist

entered into 18 challenges

contributed 1 challenges