Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10161 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
html paragraph to table - 582 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 64
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1193 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
Cool or not? - 721 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Delete to the end of the current line - 699 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 884 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3400 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 583 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 798 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2743 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18132 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7369 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 12
Just the middle - 11061 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15593 entries

Oops.

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

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12655 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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