Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Table Reshuffle - 325 entries

Fix the column order in this table... also append the new 'username' column.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate Fibonacci Numbers - 209 entries

Use your super vim powers to generate Fibonacci Numbers.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 730 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment, increment, increment.... - 503 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
82 bottles of beer on the wall - 271 entries

Take them down. (sorry, only 82 bottles because the problem size is limited!)

  • Best score: 107
  • Best player score: 125
  • Number of attempts: 1
expand a list comprehension (python) - 252 entries

Please show your way to convert a list comprehension in python to an ordinary for-loop expression!

  • Best score: 42
  • Best player score: 56
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 852 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate English Alphabets - 422 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
The holy-grail may help - 302 entries

Can you find it in less than 20 strokes, Arthur?

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Context insensitive completion 0 - 450 entries

Buried in the lines you're not supposed to add is the line "Add this line!" Add that line to the top of the file.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1643 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Numbering a List - 1756 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort the cardinal numbers - 222 entries

Maybe a simple challenge.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line Zipper - 401 entries

Zip/pair related lines.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
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