Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Just the middle - 10445 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2389 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2525 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2886 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2944 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10146 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4444 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11056 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12076 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3930 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2021 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30364 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
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5692 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 16645 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2134 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Combines all items - 255 entries

For each line that starts with the same number I want to combine its contents

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4663 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
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Y luego está el tema del libre albedrío, que es un tema muy bonito.

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