Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Enumerate Bullets - 56 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: 51
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 290 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 3344 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 9
xrandr outputs and dashes - 435 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: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 843 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: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get mail address from outlook format - 485 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5586 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 9
Quote modules - 963 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Line under headers - 1817 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 9
Bad Copy Syntax - 1864 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10077 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7531 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2017 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3386 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2679 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3236 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Every other line - 2761 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18085 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 12
Vice versa - 7355 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32518 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11044 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15544 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5386 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10486 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12630 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11292 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
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