Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Migrated to Postgres! - 316 entries

Celebration completion of this project. https://github.com/igrigorik/vimgolf/pull/322

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #123 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1120 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #39 / 519
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33419 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: 24
  • Position: #2964 / 7374
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4548 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1129 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6245 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1020 / 1525
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18635 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2434 / 3847
  • Number of attempts: 4
Wget failed to download redirections - 184 entries

Output of a wget session, where 302 where not properly handled due to certificate problems, has been saved to a file. Keep the correct URLs to start again downloading.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #56 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4759 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #800 / 1882
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10803 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1070 / 3048
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 2001 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #237 / 516
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11367 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1564 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 4
Line under headers - 2016 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #382 / 497
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment each number - 977 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #61 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 7
Delete to the end of the current line - 792 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #278 / 386
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15935 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2747 / 4163
  • Number of attempts: 3
Suffix sort - 254 entries

Sort from the end of the line, as if the letters in each line were reversed.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #46 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change name of a variable - 169 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #10 / 132
  • Number of attempts: 1
120 Degrees - 468 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #140 / 143
  • Number of attempts: 3
Comparing scores - 94 entries

If Alice and Bob both did the challenge, put their entries together in the top paragraph, so we can compare their scores more easily.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #15 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 4
Neither Fizz nor Buzz - 230 entries

Not your regular increment macro! The gaps are tricky.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #34 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1987 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #426 / 579
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10637 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1871 / 3671
  • Number of attempts: 2
Numbering a List - 1860 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #393 / 640
  • Number of attempts: 2
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