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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

prepend * to every non-blank line - 3419 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 8264 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2946 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10151 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5164 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 3
Copy three lines - 2483 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14512 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 10463 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1479 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1637 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mute the second method of this script - 418 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 16682 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30408 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: 11
Fix the XML - 904 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12088 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Ilker Mutlu
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Developer. #laravel certified, #reactjs, learner of things. Trying out and loving @rustlang Tweets in English and Turkish

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