Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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

Played Challenges

Enumerate Bullets - 60 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 5
swap number pairs - 955 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 9
HS Final exam vimgolf - 305 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
Rural Post - 3457 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 9
Satisfy the go linter - 1460 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 7
Yo To Hello - 818 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5635 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1832 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10161 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7553 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3400 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18132 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32563 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: 6
Just the middle - 11061 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15593 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10496 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12655 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
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