Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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: #5303 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 2
Get mail address from outlook format - 642 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #146 / 202
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6254 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #98 / 1530
  • Number of attempts: 13
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1008 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 9
Quote modules - 1066 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #164 / 278
  • Number of attempts: 2
Aliases for cd - 877 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 69
  • Position: #133 / 154
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2134 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3556 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #377 / 1151
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7849 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #732 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1932 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1084 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 4
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