Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5370 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 5
Scrambled numbers - 696 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 5494 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 3614 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 1839 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 181 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3212 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 21855 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 3882 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9178 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 1010 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 8609 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10478 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 4214 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
comments galore - 873 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 985 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Split line with dots - 1717 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array transposition - 1332 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 10443 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap the operands under comparison - 175 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 10902 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
replacing each line of a block selection - 2425 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 8
Team names - 1277 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
attr_aligner - 2802 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 13
multiple cursor alternative - 929 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
Learn some german verbs - 326 entries

The list needs to be structured so we can print in verbatim and feel ok about how it looks.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
🌀🦋Miriam Retka🦋🌀
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Em busca da minha verdade. Podcaster/desenvolvedora web classe C só por diversão. Ela (she/her)

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