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

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: 53
  • Position: #403 / 453
  • Number of attempts: 1
Many duplicates - 1189 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #49 / 387
  • Number of attempts: 3
delete swap - 1454 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #26 / 461
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4350 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #914 / 1065
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 29
  • Position: #4941 / 7356
  • Number of attempts: 8
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 875 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #180 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6196 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #1376 / 1513
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18611 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #3511 / 3840
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aliases for cd - 849 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 71
  • Position: #130 / 150
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10783 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2587 / 3042
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1805 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #529 / 581
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4260 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1127 / 1184
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting paragraphs - 505 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 63
  • Position: #149 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 3
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