Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 606 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 9006 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4462 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
xrandr outputs and dashes - 379 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17283 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
Yo To Hello - 623 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 6831 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31336 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4445 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 465 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Prime Numbers - 302 entries

List the first 100 prime numbers.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 91
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14977 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
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