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

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: 30
  • Position: #5105 / 7374
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4548 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #877 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18635 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3468 / 3847
  • 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: 11
  • Position: #1790 / 1882
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2894 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #658 / 701
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4804 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1334 / 1590
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11367 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2468 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mute the second method of this script - 447 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #220 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15935 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2182 / 4163
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 865 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #429 / 432
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10637 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #3283 / 3671
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12863 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #2916 / 3948
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 1096 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #430 / 442
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 12341 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2203 / 3595
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6622 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #1429 / 1629
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

Mute the second method of this script - 447 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

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entered into 15 challenges

contributed 1 challenges