Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Put a cross in the square - 25 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 377 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 65
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 2463 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Satisfy the go linter - 1188 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 751 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 738 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: 54
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5140 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 9573 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7239 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1945 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3275 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 17680 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32021 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10896 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15269 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10396 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12447 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
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