Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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

Played Challenges

I forgot quotes - 15130 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10822 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirrored text - 159 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11196 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1113 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
tobyh
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musician, composer, beer/wine advocate with an ongoing interest in all things quantum/astronomical/evolutionary

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