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

Innocent Monster - 131 entries

You have the tools, just create him!

  • Best score: 60
  • Best player score: 113
  • Position: #26 / 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1348 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #73 / 458
  • Number of attempts: 4
hello-world-vimgolf - 1986 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #298 / 565
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 1871 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #289 / 346
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4257 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #596 / 1045
  • Number of attempts: 2
Satisfy the go linter - 2076 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #215 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33136 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: #4914 / 7308
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6120 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1046 / 1493
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18497 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3088 / 3815
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10720 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2477 / 3023
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7756 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1254 / 1847
  • Number of attempts: 1
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