Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

delete swap - 1614 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #179 / 503
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fix the shell script! - 2404 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #425 / 558
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a cross in the square - 209 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #41 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 2022 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #301 / 373
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 4410 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #732 / 1083
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33430 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: #3086 / 7378
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6249 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #684 / 1527
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18656 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1327 / 3850
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10809 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1919 / 3050
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4267 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #504 / 1188
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10641 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1558 / 3673
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6683 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #1375 / 1639
  • Number of attempts: 1
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