Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Paste a column after a column - 2120 entries

This task is very common while using multi-cursor. What is the elegant vim way ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #65 / 453
  • Number of attempts: 5
Fix the shell script! - 2050 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #29 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 12
hello-world-vimgolf - 2294 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #584 / 648
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33343 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: 23
  • Position: #2666 / 7356
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18611 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #553 / 3840
  • Number of attempts: 11
Add semicolons - 10783 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1022 / 3042
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3528 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #351 / 1142
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 3636 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #275 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11345 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2983 / 4159
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5576 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #271 / 1255
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7761 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #520 / 2093
  • Number of attempts: 5
120 Degrees - 468 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #38 / 143
  • Number of attempts: 11
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10615 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1471 / 3662
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12848 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1021 / 3943
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1347 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #130 / 378
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 12205 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1794 / 3561
  • Number of attempts: 2
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