Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

xrandr outputs and dashes - 591 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
  • Position: #49 / 193
  • Number of attempts: 6
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 703 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #155 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1051 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #137 / 483
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1037 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: 27
  • Position: #96 / 209
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: 23
  • Position: #2713 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 7
Get mail address from outlook format - 596 entries

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

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #101 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 10
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5977 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #561 / 1468
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #798 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 10
Quote modules - 1019 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #98 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 4
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #441 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1457 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #250 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 13
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #762 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #287 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #748 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3563 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #941 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 1918 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #164 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1207 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 10
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2429 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1801 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
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